How to Apply
For more than 100 years, Florida Southern College has been preparing men and women for rewarding careers in education.
The Doctor of Educational Leadership (EdD) from Florida Southern prepares teachers and administrators to advance professionally and grow intellectually.
How to Apply
Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.
- Official transcripts of all academic work
- Earned grade point average of 3.0 in accredited master’s degree program*
- Statement of Purpose
- Recommendation Form or Letter of Reference
- Current Résumé
- Valid Florida Professional Teaching Certificate or an earned Master of Education
- Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores taken within last five years**
- Personal Interview
*If you do not have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from your graduate degree, please submit official
Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.
**If you have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from your graduate degree, then you meet the requirements for a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) exemption.
Additional International Requirements
- Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
- Bank Verification of Funds
- Sponsor's Guarantee Form
- Valid Passport
- Official TOEFL/IELTS Score***
** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved agency.
*** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.
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Composed of teachers and scholars whose research and practical experience delve straight into today’s most complex and important issues in education.
Florida Southern College ranked as the No. 1 Regional College in the state of Florida by the prestigious college guidebook U.S. News & World Report.
You will experience unparalleled robust, active, and hands-on faculty-led collaborative projects that provide a rigorous academic program geared toward enriching your leadership, management, and motivational abilities.
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Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.
|Base Required Fees
|Tuition Per Credit Hour
|Total Credit Hours||60|
|Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled
||$25 to $100
Meet our Mocs
Hope talks about rigor and camaraderie in the Ed.D. program.
Kim discusses how the Ed.D. program takes you where you want to go.
Jeff discusses his interactions with the Ed.D. program.
Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
||Educational Leadership and Theory
||Curriculum, Learning and Instruction
||Ethics in Educational Leadership
||Organizational Theory and Behavior
||Educational Politics, Policy and Current Issues
||K-12 Law and Governance
||Finance and Resource Allocation
||Educational Accountability and Student Assessment
||Qualitative Analysis I
||Policy Analysis, Implementation and Evaluation
||Dissertation (12 hours)