Program FAQs

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership – K-12 Leadership Concentration

Are there any prerequisites?

Yes, you must complete a master’s level statistics course before the end of the first year of the doctoral program.

When is the application deadline?

The application deadline for the Fall is June 1, and the Spring deadline is November 1. All applicants who meet the entrance requirements will be invited for an interview. Once all the applicants have been interviewed, the names of the selected applicants will be forwarded to the Admissions Committee for final approval.

May I retake the GRE or MAT?

As many times as you like. MAT is offered every week on the DBU campus.

Do I have to be a Baptist to attend DBU?

No, but understand that all classes will be taught within a Christian context.

How much does it cost to attend DBU?

The current tuition rate can be viewed using the link below. DBU also has very limited fees, and the cost of books for the doctoral program is very reasonable.

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Who should I contact to find out more about the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership K-12?

Please contact our office at (214) 333-5728 or email Lindsay Nellis at or Dr. Neil Dugger at