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Admissions: Executive Ed.D., K-12 School Administration

Who Should Apply?

Candidates for this program should be actively working as school administrators.

How Do I Apply?

Complete our online application.

Application Deadlines

Classes begin the third weekend in April, and the applications are due by April 1st.

When Will You Make a Decision on My Application?

Once we receive your completed application packet, we will contact you by phone to review your application and give you further details about the admissions schedule.

Additional Required Documents

  • A master's degree in an appropriate field
  • A superior academic record (two official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework required )
  • Resume of professional background
  • Statement of personal and professional goals
  • Three letters of recommendation regarding one's potential for doctoral study;
  • A personal interview


The estimated cost of $66,258 is competitive with the traditional four-year program format. However, the cost of this 54-credit Accelerated Executive Ed.D. program includes all tuition, fees, texts, course guides, on-campus parking, recreation and fitness center use, and special summer lodging rates.

If you plan to use student loans to fund the cost of the program, please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as quickly as possible. The FAFSA can be completed online at Contact Gary Thomas, Associate Director of Financial Aid or (973) 761-9104 with financial aid questions.

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"The Executive Ed.D. Program unifies a professional and personal journey by augmenting the critical skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the challenges we face in an increasingly complex educational setting."

— Mitzi N. Morillo '17

Superintendent, Mendham Borough School District