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Degree : Doctor of Education

Major : Education-Higher Education


Program Description

The Higher Education program at Texas Tech University is a competency-based program for those who wish to lead change and reform higher education settings. It is designed to develop scholarly practitioners that understand the importance of equity and social justice. Graduates of the program are equipped to apply theories and practical research as tools to name, frame, and solve problems of practice, using empirical evidence to evaluate impact and develop innovative solutions for colleges and universities. The Higher Education program is committed to excellence in preparing and supporting administrative and instructional leaders for higher education, generating and supporting research in the field of higher education, and delivering public service to the practice of higher education. The program delivers teaching, research, and professional services to students, institutions of higher education, and other academic disciplines.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 60
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): No
Mode-Off Campus(Online): Yes
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Graduate Education and Research : http://cms.educ.ttu.edu/graduate/oger
College of Education Programs Offered : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/education/academic-programs-and-majors/
College of Education Application : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/education/apply-now/graduate.php
College of Education : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/education/index.php

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Stephanie Jones
E-mail: stephanie.j.jones@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-834-0989

Department Contact Information

Department AddressTexas Tech University College of Education
3008 18th Street
Lubbock
Tx 79409-1071
Phone Number 806-834-5722
Fax Number 806-742-2179
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/education/graduate/psychology-and-leadership/higher_education.php

Graduate Catalog http://cms.educ.ttu.edu/academic-programs/psychology-and-leadership/higher-education/default



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


Admission Requirements


Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: All letters of recommendation will be submitted online after you have submitted the names and email addresses of your recommenders through our application system.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Writing Sample Instructions: Writing samples will be submitted online after you have submitted your initial application through our application system.

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: The application can be found at the “apply now” section below. You should receive your eraider ID and activation code within 48 hours of applying to the Graduate School.

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: No

Previous Work Sample Required: Yes

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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
March 01January 20June 02July 08

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
March 01July 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.


GRE GMAT
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.


TOEFL INTERNET TOEFL PAPER-BASED IELTS ELS CAE CPE
795506.5112BC

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