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Requirements

We’ve listed the requirements and application steps for all of our graduate programs below, along with links to the online forms you need.

MBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts (2.5 GPA or higher) mailed from the college/university you graduated from
  • 3 hours of undergraduate coursework in Accounting, Economics and Finance

Master of Education in Administration

  • Completed application
  • Copy of teaching certificate
  • Copy of Missouri Educator Profile Results
  • Complete the student achievement form (pdf) outlining your accomplishments as they relate to student achievement and signed by you and your direct supervisor.
  • Official transcripts (2.5 GPA or higher) mailed from the college/university from which you graduated

Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts (2.5 GPA or higher) mailed from the college/university from which you graduated

Master of Education in Athletics/Activities Administration

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts (2.5 GPA or higher) mailed from the college/university from which you graduated

Education Specialist in Administration

  • Completed application
  • Copy of Missouri Educator Profile Results
  • Complete the student achievement form (pdf) outlining your accomplishments as they relate to student achievement and signed by you and your direct supervisor.
  • Copy of teaching certificate
  • All official transcripts (3.0 GPA or higher) mailed from the college/university you graduated from

Education Specialist in Curriculum & Instruction

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts (3.0 GPA or higher) mailed from the college/university from which you graduated

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D)

Program Qualifications

  • Education Specialist degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Graduate GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two years of experience working as an educator

Prerequisite Coursework

  • Research Methods/Design
  • Research Statistics

The following must be submitted before consideration for admission:

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts showing masters and specialist degrees. Only transcripts received in a sealed envelope directly from the sending school will be considered official. Students graduating from William Woods University masters and/or specialist programs do not need to submit new copies of transcripts already on file.
  • Two academic letters of reference from professionals who can address the candidate’s academic ability, potential for success in strenuous scholarly work, and past performance as an educator in the field. One letter must be from a supervisor.
  • Professional vita.
  • Philosophy of leadership statement highlighting the applicant’s personal leadership characteristics and past professional leadership experiences, as well as the applicant’s purpose in pursuing the doctoral degree and expectation of the benefit of obtaining the doctorate. This statement must be at least 750 words.

Mail documents to

Graduate Admissions
William Woods University
One University Ave.
Fulton, MO 65251

If you have additional questions regarding the program, please contact Dr. Doug Ebersold, doug.ebersold@williamwoods.edu or 573-592-4339.