Admissions Requirements

Becoming a Doctoral student at Ashland

Admission procedures for the doctor of educational leadership degree are designed to recruit the highest quality professionals, representative of a culturally diverse population. A comprehensive system, including both qualitative and quantitative measures, is used to assess personal characteristics, academic skills, communications and leadership. Acceptance into the doctoral program is by cohort (15 or fewer students per year), and is based upon a competitive evaluation of applications.

The Doctoral Admission and Retention Committee review the credentials of each candidate. View our list of admission requirements. Finalists who qualify will be invited for an interview with members of the Admission and Retention Committee.

Doctoral Program Admissions Requirements

Information on the Doctoral application process can be found on the Graduate School admissions page.

Application Deadline is February 1st for Cohorts beginning May 1st