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About this course

Earning a Doctor of Education degree from Frostburg State University equips you to assume a leadership role in your chosen area of specialization, to be that administrator, supervisor, master teacher, policy specialist or something else. This applied doctoral degree is rooted in practical experiences, exploration of case studies, problem-based learning activities and an integrated practicum. The educational leadership doctorate program is offered in alternate years on the Frostburg State University campus (even years) and the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (odd years).

  • Attend two Ed.D. classes one evening per week to accommodate the schedules of working educational practitioners.
  • Begin Doctor of Education classes in the summer session as part of a cohort of no more than 25 students.
  • Take two years of Ed.D. classes with a practicum and dissertation undertaken in the third year.

Entry Requirements

Successful applicants must hold a master’s degree from a recognized accredited institution and have earned a GPA of 3.0 or above in master’s study. Applicants subject to professional licensure must already hold, or be eligible to hold, such licensure in the field of specialization. Applicants must submit three (3) letters of professional recommendation, statement of purpose, and resume. Applicants will also be asked to submit to an oral interview and complete a written problem-solving prompt.