To be considered for regular admission to the EdD in Elementary Education, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum score of 300 on the GRE*
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a 3.0 average for the last 60 semester hours in a degree program or a 3.0 or higher in a completed graduate degree program
  • At least three years of teaching experience

*Test scores are waived for the Fall 2020 application semester.

A completed UA Graduate School application package includes:

  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Graduate School application
  • Valid test score

In addition, submit the following materials to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction:

  • Declaration of intention and letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation (may be the same letters submitted to the Graduate School)
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Two writing samples
  • Participation in a screening interview

Find instructions here on how to apply to The University of Alabama Graduate School.

Application Deadline:

  • April 1
  • July 1
  • November 1