Executive Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership

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Admission Criteria

  • Earned master’s degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • No GRE is required for admission to the program
  • Completed Application for Admission to UM Graduate School
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

The Statement of Purpose should be around 1,000 words (4 pages double-spaced).  The statement should include the following:

  • Talk about your background and why you are interested in pursuing an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership at the University of Miami
  • Where do you want your Ed.D. degree to take you, professionally and personally?
  • How will your unique background add value to the Ed.D. program? How will you enrich the experience of other students in the Ed.D. program?

All other School of Education & Human Development requirements as outlined at education.miami.edu under Admissions.

The Higher Education Leadership Ed.D. program only admits students in the Fall semester