EdD Application and Requirements

Take the first step to complete your education doctorate in administration and leadership. Review the admission requirements and application process thoroughly to help ensure your application is complete and processed expeditiously.

The next start date for the Doctor of Education program:

Touro Nevada is here for you, wherever you are.

Touro Nevada is focused on educating the best and brightest to join the courageous healthcare providers that are seeing us through these unique and challenging times.  We are ready to start your new class this summer -- online or in-person -- as dictated by the healthcare needs of our communities and world.

 Communication with the School 

We are working remotely but you can now communicate with us through Zoom Video conferencing.  

You are encouraged to email your Program Manager if you’d like to schedule a Zoom appointment. The Program Manager will schedule the Zoom meeting during regular office hours and provide you a password. To schedule, please contact Geraldine at gandrews@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.

  • GRE or GMAT less than five years old (no minimum score) – Waived for 2019-2020. 
  • For the 2020-2021 application cycle, GRE and GMAT will no longer be required.

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


Touro Nevada recognizes this may be a stressful time for prospective students. You may be facing challenges such as not being able to take courses in-person or taking standardized tests as scheduled, which makes it hard to meet admission requirements. We are closely monitoring these issues and have addressed your concerns by making temporary revisions to admission requirements for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. Please review the COVID-19 FAQs below and contact your program manager, Geraldine Andrews-Eubanks, gandrews@touro.edu if you have any additional questions. Thank you for your continued interest. Stay safe!

This requirement may be waived and will be determined on a case-by-case basis by the program manager.


All final transcripts and conferred degree must be received to meet admission requirements. All incoming students who do not have final transcripts and conferred degree submitted prior to acceptance, will be closely monitored and will maintain their conditional acceptance status until the document(s) is received.


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. 
    • Three letters of recommendation, including one from an academic source. 
      • For the 2020-2021 application cycle, two letters of recommendations will be required. One from a professional source and one from an academic source.
    • Curriculum vitae or resume
    • Typed personal essay

            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.

            Common Questions

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

            Yes, if you are not located or able to journey to Henderson, NV, you can complete your interview online or via other electronic sources. Due to COVID-19, only virtual interviews will be conducted throughout the 2020-2021 application cycle. 

            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 two 1-week campus experiences from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

            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.

            Questions? Contact Us

            Geraldine Andrews-Eubanks

            Geraldine Andrews-Eubanks


            Admissions & Recruitment Program Manager