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Educational Leadership and Management

School of Education


  • Athletic Leadership
  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Special Education Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation
Degrees OfferedAvailabilityLocation
EdDPart-TimePhiladelphia, Online

Application Requirements

On-Campus Programs


Please view our academic calendar for term start dates.

Fall (Sept.)Winter (Jan.)Spring (March)Summer (June)
Philadelphia CohortAug. 15N/AN/AN/A

International students are not eligible to apply to this program.


  • Graduate Admission Application

    Applicants may only apply to one program. All documents submitted by you or on your behalf in support of this application for admission to Drexel University become the property of the University, and will under no circumstances be released to you or any other party. Please note, an application fee of $65 U.S. is required.

    Apply for Spring 2017 Apply for Summer 2017 or Future Terms

  • Mailing Addresses
    • By Postal Mail
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      PO Box 34789
      Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
    • By Express Courier
      (DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
      Drexel University
      Application Processing
      3141 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended verifying completion of a master's degree in education or an appropriate field and undergraduate degree in an appropriate major
  • Résumé – You may submit your résumé by mail or email it as an attachment to

    Please indicate at least 3 years of work experience relevant to applicant's professional goals
  • Three letters of recommendation – Use the Electronic Letter of Recommendation form to submit your recommendation letters
  • Essay – Discuss your professional goals and aspirations, including how your current skills, along with advanced study of educational leadership, will be of support in the attainment of those goals.

    You may submit your essay by mail or through the Drexel University Admission Essay form
  • Writing sample – Submit a 5- to 30-page writing sample that demonstrates your writing abilities and potential success in the program. Examples include, but are not limited to, a journal article, a paper written for a class, or a manual or technical report.

Supplemental Application Materials

To make your application more competitive, you are encouraged to submit TWO or more of the following items:

  • Detailed statement describing sustained Leadership Activities
  • Detailed statement describing significant Creative Activities / Products
  • Detailed statement describing significant Research Activities / Publications
  • GRE or MAT scores

Online Program

Please refer to Drexel University Online for application requirements and deadlines.

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