Robert J. Doan
Graduate Director for the College of Education
The Doctor of Education in leadership degree at Charleston Southern University offers a cohort-based program with traditional on-campus and hybrid formats.
We are here to help you through your journey by fostering your dedication to studies and academic success. Students will be provided with an engaging learning environment and the tools necessary for fostering relationships with peers, students, faculty, staff and employers.
Step 1: Review Application Requirements
The following requirements must be met to be eligible to apply for the program:
- Online Application
- CV or Resume
- Official transcripts from every previously attended college or university
- Earned master’s degree
- Three online recommendation forms
- On-campus interview
- Additional information upon request
Step 2: Apply
Apply with our online application here.
Applicants with an EdS credential may be accepted. An individualized plan will be developed, in consultation with the Director of the Graduate Programs to determine transfer credits.
Step 3: On-Campus Interview
After a preliminary review of the application, the Admissions Committee will request an evaluative admission interview for some candidates. This interview with the Dean of the College of Education, Director of Graduate Programs, and/or other members of the Admissions Committee may be conducted either in person or by telephone and is by invitation only.
Step 4: Acceptance Requirements
Detailed instructions on how to complete the process will be communicated to candidates upon acceptance.