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The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program offers a terminal degree designed to prepare scholar-practitioners serving in P-12 leadership positions. By combining educational theory with action research, students learn how to critically examine problems and provide solutions to needs at the building and district levels. Graduates will possess the content knowledge and research skills to improve schools in the P-12 education system.
We are currently accepting applications thru March 1st, 2022 for the fall 2022 cohort.
To be eligible for admission to the program, the applicant must hold a master's degree from an accredited institution, meet the basic requirements specified for graduate students at Mississippi State University, demonstrate interest in the mission of P-12 schools, and demonstrate academic proficiency based on the following indicators:
- grade point average (GPA) of 3.40 on a 4.00 scale on previous graduate degree(s);
- letter of endorsement from superintendent and two other letters of reference;
- statement of purpose;
- administrator's license and evidence of current and continuing school administration experience;
- résumé; and