Located in the heart of the Washington-Baltimore-Annapolis region, Bowie State University boasts a best-of-all-worlds learning experience—30 high-quality master's, doctoral, and certificate programs delivered in a welcoming, supportive environment at affordable tuition rates. This unique combination empowers students to gain the advance knowledge and leadership skills needed to excel in today's competitive business climate.
The Educational Leadership Program is intended to serve educators who will become change agents in the cultural, economic, social and educational development of the teaching-learning enterprise. The doctorate is the ultimate academic degree that a university can award. It is an institution’s endorsement of the professional capacity of an individual. The terminal degree signifies that the individual has submitted his or her academic work to serious scholastic scrutiny and that the individual is able to pursue independent activity in the public arena. Also, the University in conferring the degree, acknowledges that the student has become an authority in the topic of the dissertation and that he or she is master of the data under study.
The pursuit of the doctorate requires an immense personal sacrifice on the part of the aspirant as well as on the part of the academic advisor who undertakes the training of the advisee. Entry into the course of study leading to this highest academic degree is not an action to be taken lightly. Specifically, the Doctor of Education is designed for those who anticipate significant leadership careers in public education serving an urban/suburban educational clientele.
HOW TO APPLY
Students should obtain an application from the Office of Admissions or apply online After completing the downloaded application, students should return it to the Office of Admissions with the required nonrefundable application fee. The fee is $50 for doctoral programs. Checks should be payable to Bowie State University.
To be admitted to the doctoral program, evidence of the following must be provided:
Applicants must also submit the following:
Students planning to enter in the Fall semester should submit their application materials by April 1. International students should submit their materials by Jan. 1.
Office of Graduate Admissions
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Rd.
Bowie, MD 20715-9465
Phone 301-860-3415 or 1-877-77-BOWIE
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