Upcoming Application Deadlines

The School of Education accepts applications on a rolling basis, and will release admission decisions periodically throughout the year. Applicants should take care to complete his or her application by the posted deadlines to ensure that the Admissions Committe has ample time to make an admissions decision before the start of the term. 

For a complete list of dates, please visit our Application and Enrollment Calendar

 Application Complete Deadline     Available Start Term   

  June 4, 2018
  July 9, 2018

 September 4, 2018

Doctorate in Leadership for Educational Justice

Applications for the Fall 2018 cohort are currently being accepted.

Following application review, personal review and reference checks, outstanding applicants will be invited to join the 2018 Ed.D. cohort (20 students maximum). 

Important Deadline Information: The Ed.D. is a selective program. Applications will be reviewed only twice - in March and in June. Priority will be given to applicants who have a complete application ready by the March 1, 2018 deadline. Space may not be available in the program for later applicants.

Application Materials:

  • Completed online application 

  • Resume or curriculum vita

  • Evidence of a master's degree

  • Official transcripts from degree-granting institution(s) sent directly from the institution's Registrar to the Office of Graduate and Professional Enrollment.

  • Essay (see questions below)

  • Professional writing sample

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from professionals who know the applicant's work

  • Official GRE scores (optional)

  • Faculty Interview

Writing Sample

The admission writing requirement consists of two parts:

  1. A sample of your professional writing (i.e. masters project or thesis, essay, major course paper, policy analysis, curriculum guide or book). There is no minimum or maximum length.

  2. A single essay (1000-1500 words) addressing the following:

  • How does your experience and education prepare you for doctoral work in educational justice?

  • How do you plan to use the knowledge and skills obtained from your doctoral studies to address leadership issues related to educational justice?

Submitting Materials

Please submit all application parts via our online application.  Admission and certification requirements vary by program. All application pieces are required in order to complete your application for Admissions Review Committee.

Recommenders wishing to submit letters of recommendation directly to the School should email it to SOEAdmissions@redlands.edu and include as much applicant detail as possible (applicant name and email address if possible; academic program of interest is helpful too).