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Application Process

Applications to the Doctor of Educational Leadership (DEL) in K-12 Educational Administration are considered until March 1 for the coming fall.

The Ed.D cohort beginning Fall 2020 will be located at the MSU Detroit Center.
In Fall 2021, the Ed.D. program will return to the East Lansing campus.

Required Application Steps and Materials

U.S. Residents

U. S. applicants who are already admitted to another graduate study at MSU must submit the Graduate Application for Admission. An application fee and college transcripts of all previous academic work must be submitted with this form.

Transferring from other Michigan State Graduate Programs

Applicants who wish to transfer into the K-12 program from another MSU graduate program not in the Department of Educational Administration must complete a new application, including the Graduate Application for Admission and all supplemental materials to the K-12 Unit. Current students in the Department of Educational Administration looking to transfer to another program within the Department of Educational Administration should consult their faculty advisor and the K-12 Unit Coordinator.