Degree Program Overview

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The Doctor of Education in Developmental Education Administration is an interdisciplinary doctoral program designed to prepare educators to develop and administer programs for underprepared community college and university students. The doctorate provides the means for continued intellectual growth through advanced and specialized education that emphasizes original research with the goal to develop leaders in the field of Developmental Education.

Learn more about this doctoral program by viewing the program handbook, curriculum, or course descriptions.

Program Information

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Description Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.)
Length 60 Credit Hours
Beginning Enrollment Term Summer
Tuition (Select “SHSU Online – 6 Credit Hours”) SHSU Tuition Rates
Admission Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

  • Submissions Accepted Beginning: September 1
  • Priority Application Deadline: March 15
  • Final Application Deadline: May 15

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact the program director (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

Contact Info