Our Programs

Educational Administration

Online Doctorate (ED.D)

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The Doctorate in Educational Administration (Ed.D.) program at South Carolina State University is designed for educators who are interested in obtaining a terminal degree. The program provides a broad conceptual framework in leadership theory and research. Individuals who have obtained an Ed.S. (Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration) may also pursue the Ed.D., as the next education career goal. Additionally, the Ed.D. is uniquely suited for educators certifiable as principals and superintendents. Students in the program will learn from experienced faculty, many of whom previously served as district administrators and superintendents. The program only requires 27 semester hours plus 9 semester hours in dissertation preparation beyond the Ed.S.

Admission Application and Deadlines

Get your application started! Download and complete the Graduate admissions application. Write “Online Educational Administration” at the top of the application form.

Program Information

The brochure provides additional information regarding the online Educational Specialist program.

Fall Semester

Deadline: June 15th

Spring Semester

Deadline: November 1st

Summer Semester

Deadline: April 1st

The Ed.D. in Education Administration program is delivered to fit your busy work and family life schedule!

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Technical Requirements

A computer with Internet connectivity is required for coursework delivered online.

Tuition and Fees

eTuition: $552 (per credit hour)
Fees: $84 (per semester)
*eTuition rates are the same for both in-state and out-of-state students.


Financial Aid & Tuition Assistance

A variety of financial aid and scholarship programs are available for eligible students. Contact the Financial Aid office for more information. Also, check with your employer on the availability of tuition-assistance programs.

Dr. Percy A. Mack, Director

Educational Leadership Program
Department of Education
South Carolina State University
e: Pmack1@scsu.edu