EdD Application and Requirements

Take the first step to complete your Professional Practice Educational Doctorate in administration and leadership. Review the admission requirements and application process thoroughly to help ensure your application is complete and processed expeditiously.

Touro Nevada is here for you, wherever you are.

Communication with the School

We are working on campus and remotely.  You can now communicate with us conveniently through Zoom video conferencing and on-campus by appointment.  We also offer information sessions and events throughout the year.


You are encouraged to email us to schedule a Zoom appointment or an in-person meeting.  To schedule, please contact the Office of Admissions at tun.admissions@touro.edu


Admission Requirements

Expand to view the specific educational standards and personal qualifications you'll need for consideration of your application.

Earned a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or higher in most recent degree.

Obtained a master's degree in any field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

We are currently unable to offer our EdD program in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin. 

How to Apply

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply. You will need to meet specific educational standards and personal qualifications for consideration of your application.

You must submit:

  1. A completed application and a $75 nonrefundable application fee.
    • All official transcripts from each institution you have attended, including undergraduate, graduate, and foreign. 
    • Two letters of recommendation, including one from an academic source. 
    • Curriculum vitae or resume
    • Typed personal essay regarding your career goals and how this education would help you achieve those goals.

            Mail supporting documents to:

            Touro University Nevada 
            Attn: Office of Admissions
            874 American Pacific Drive
            Henderson, NV 89014 

            Failure to comply with the above requirements by the date stated in your admissions invitation letter will result in revocation of the admission invitation.

            Additional Information

            If you’re selected for an interview, you will be contacted by telephone and/or email to schedule the interview. Interviews will be on a rolling basis and until the class is filled.  You will be given pertinent information about the schedule of events for the interview day.


            Common Questions

            You may have questions regarding admissions to the EdD program. We have answered some of the most common questions below.

            Yes, interviews can be completed online. 

            You will work on your dissertation during the lifespan of the program. Our faculty will help you arrive at your dissertation subject as well.

            Students are required to attend (either in-person or virtually) two, one-week long intensive sessions in June of year one and June of year two.

            We accept transfer credits on a case-by-case basis.

            The program is designed for the working professional. Students will need to devote approximately 10-12 hours a week. It is recommended students develop a routine to balance work and life commitments.

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