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Degree : Doctor of Education

Major : Agricultural Education

Program Description

Our Ed.D. degree is a jointly delivered distance doctoral degree program through a partnership of Texas Tech and Texas A&M universities. The program is more commonly referred to as "Doc@Distance" and is designed for those currently employed in organizations/positions that require a doctoral degree for career advancement/promotion into upper administrative positions but do not live near a university. The majority of the students in the program are employed by school systems, Extension, or governmental agencies but have also had those engaged in military service. While a few have gone onto college of university faculty positions, this program is not designed to help applicants achieve that career goal. The joint degree program admits students as a cohort group every two years (odd-numbered years).

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 64
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): No
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: Yes

Additional Links

Department Home Page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged/
Program Description : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged/grad/distance/doc.php
Graduate Program - Distance Degrees: Doctoral : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged/grad/distance/doc.php
AEC Home Page : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged/
Graduate Program - General Information : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged/

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Scott Burris
E-mail: scott.burris@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.834.4477

Department Contact Information

Department AddressDepartment of Agricultural Education and Communications
2810 15th Street
Box 42131
TX 79404-2131
Phone Number 806-834-4477
Fax Number 806-742-2880
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/AG_EDCOM.php#Grad

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Recommendation Letter Instructions: A minimum of two letters of support from applicant's employer and family and five letters of recommendation from professionals.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
April 1Not Accepted Not Accepted Not Accepted

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.

79550N/A 112BC

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