Krista Allison

EdD Chair, Assistant Professor of Education
Rivers Library

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.

Admissions Process

Step 1: Review Application Requirements

The following requirements must be met to be eligible to apply for the program:

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.