Applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution. Most documents that accompany the online application can be submitted electronically. Please reference the list below for additional information.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed online application 
    • Choose the "doctoral degree" and "international EdD" drop down options
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae (may be submitted electronically)
  • Copies of certifications or licenses, if applicable (may be submitted electronically)
  • Two references
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Wilkes is able to accept e-scripts; transcripts evaluated by WES must follow WES process)
  • Scholarly or professional project, product, or paper with an abstract attesting to how this submission reflects the applicant's potential for leadership and scholarship at the doctoral level (may be submitted electronically)
International applicants are also required to submit an evaluation of their undergraduate and graduate transcripts through World Education Services (WES) and an official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination.