Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Admissions

The online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy program starts once every year in August. Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis.

Application Deadlines

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Early Application Deadline

Final Application Deadline

February 28

May 9

Applicants who submit their completed application by the early application deadline will receive an admissions decision sooner. 

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Admissions Requirements

Fordham University Graduate School of Education (GSE) holds Education@Fordham applicants to the same high standards as our on-campus programs.

Applicants must

  • hold a master’s degree, including fundamental and intermediate courses equivalent to those required by the division;
  • have completed at least three years of appropriate leadership experience in a PK–12 educational institution; and
  • have earned a minimum grade point average of approximately 3.5 on a 4.0 scale at the graduate level and a 3.0 or better at the undergraduate level.

Learn more about how to apply on the Application Requirements page.

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- Earn your Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy Online