Admission Process

Deadline: Community College Leadership: Application deadline for fall admission is June 15.

Formal consideration for admission to the 60-hour Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree program in Adult and Lifelong Learning requires:

  1. Prior admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School, which requires a separate application process
  2. A master's degree or approved equivalent — minimally, 30 hours of post-baccalaureate graduate work completed
  3. A cumulative grade-point average on all graduate work attempted of at least 3.25
  4. A minimum of three years of successful, relevant professional experience or its equivalent
  5. A completed application to the Community College Leadership Application for Admission form
  6. A current resume or vita
  7. A personal interview with members of the ADLL faculty
  8. Submit materials to the CLRM Coordinator of Graduate Services at

Note: The admission decision is based on an evaluation of all admission criteria submitted by the applicant. Acceptance to the Graduate School does not guarantee acceptance into the ADLL program.