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The Doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision at The University of Toledo provides leaders the necessary tools to engage and lead conversations and subsequent actions toward innovative and responsive models of education. These individuals are expected to understand and use research as a foundation of their thinking about schools and similar organizations. Graduate students will engage in various disciplinary perspectives—such as philosophy, psychology, and sociology—to enhance on the analysis of educational theories and practices.
Program Admission Requirements
A candidate applying for admission to the graduate program in the Judith Herb College of Education must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School, the Judith Herb College of Education, and the Educational Administration and Supervision Program.
Application is made to the Graduate School of The University of Toledo. A complete Application for Admission to the Graduate School, an official transcript with two (2) copies of any and all undergraduate/graduate credits and degrees earned, a minimum of three (3) letters of reference (One letter from the organizational leader) in support of graduate study and in support of the student as a future school leader, and a non-refundable application fee (check or money order payable to The University of Toledo) must be submitted to the Graduate School to begin the admission process. Listed below is a composite of Graduate School and Judith Herb College of Education, Health Science, and Human Service requirements for admission.
- A baccalaureate or professional degree granted by an accredited institution.
- A master’s or professional degree granted by an accredited institution.
- A 2.7 cumulative grade point average, using a 4.0 scale, on all undergraduate academic work. A 3.0 cumulative grade point average, using a 4.0 scale, on all previous graduate academic work.
- Applicants are required to submit scores on the GRE (Graduate Records Exam) of a minimum core of 152 on the verbal portion of the exam; a minimum of 146 on the quantitative portion of the exam, for a total of 298; and a minimum of 3.5 on the writing portion of the exam. Scores should not be older than six years.
- Evidence in prerequisite academic work that the applicant will be able to effectively pursue a graduate program in the department in which the applicant wishes to specialize.
- Applicants will provide a minimum of three (3) letters of reference that address (a) the applicant’s capacity for graduate work, (b) his/her ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, and (c) examples that demonstrate the applicant’s capacity and potential toward leadership. One letter must be from the leader of the organization in which the applicant works in support of graduate study and in support of the student as a future organizational leader.
- An autobiographical sketch which describes previous study, educational experience, professional accomplishments, immediate and future professional goals, a proposed time schedule, and other pertinent information the application believes will aid the department in making a recommendation for admission.
- A completed statement of purpose for the Doctoral Program.
- Evidence of five years of teaching or related work experience.
- A personal interview with EDAS faculty.