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Ed.D. (Higher Ed) Admissions Requirements

Application Process and Requirements

All students entering the program must hold a master’s degree from an accredited graduate program. The 54 credits of the Ed.D. Higher Education are in addition to the master’s degree.

A complete application for admission will include the following:

1: Admission Application

You must submit the online application form.

2: Official Transcripts

  1. Official transcripts sent from each undergraduate and graduate school you have attended. Transcripts must be received electronically or in a signed and sealed envelope directly from the Registrar’s office. Please have official transcripts electronically sent from the school registrar(s) to gradadmission@immaculata.edu or mailed to:
    Office of Graduate Admission – Loyola Hall 229B
    1145 King Rd
    Immaculata, PA 19345.

3: References

Two completed reference forms appraising your capacity for doctoral study. Electronic reference forms, including instructions, are available within the application portal upon submission of an application. If you need to provide a PDF or paper version, please download the reference form.

4: Personal Goals Statement

A goals statement, in the form of a two-page, double spaced, typed and signed statement of your educational pursuits in higher education.

5: Resume

6: Academic Background

Applicants must have an acceptable GPA in undergraduate and graduate work: an acceptable master’s GPA is generally 3.0 or higher.

7: Other Requirements

  • Applicants to the Nursing Education concentration must be registered nurses (RNs) and hold an earned Master of Science in the field of nursing.
  • Official TOEFL score sent directly to the College of Graduate Studies if you are an international student, along with additional documentation.

Please feel free to contact Graduate Admissions at 484-323-3005 or gradadmission@immaculata.edu.

Please send the supporting documents to:

Immaculata University
Loyola Hall # 229B
1145 King Road
Immaculata, PA 19345

Fax: 484-323-3904

Students may apply to the doctoral program in Higher Education for the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

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