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Educational Leadership/Public School Administration

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administrative contact

Karrie Ditmore
Higher Education Administration
phone: 304-293-5928
fax: 304-293-2279

program contact

Micah Fierstein
Assistant Professor
College of Education and Human Services
phone: 304-293-1601
fax: 304-293-2279

Program Details

Program Description

The doctor of education degree (EdD) is offered in educational leadership studies with emphasis areas in public schools, in higher education, or in related organizations—e.g., state departments of education.

Delivery Methods Available

  • blended

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.