Elise Carrier, MS
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Graduate Admissions Requirements
Prospective students may apply for admission to the EdD in Higher Education Leadership & Organizational Studies throughout the year. Review of completed applications begins in early April. A limited number of spots are available and students are encouraged to complete their application as soon as possible for priority consideration. Interviews will be conducted in May and June. Classes begin every October.
For consideration, applicants for tracks 1, 2, or 3 of the doctoral program must submit the following admission requirements:
For consideration, applicants for track 4 (ABD option) must submit all of the above requirements (1-6) plus the following:
All documentation including recommendation forms and official transcripts must be mailed directly to Bay Path University's Office of Graduate Admissions:
Bay Path University
Office of Graduate Admissions
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106
The program coordinator and founding director are the final decision makers for all admissions decisions into this program.
TRANSFER IN UP TO 18 CREDITS
Bay Path University will consider transfer credits as per the policies of the inbound institution and mindful of NECHE accreditation standards. The Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership & Organizational Studies may allow the transfer in of up to 18 credits in the core concentration area of higher education from accredited institutions and the transfer of up to 12 credits in a closely aligned master’s degree in such fields as determined by the program coordinator, but is not guaranteed. The final determination of what constitutes “specific allowable credit” will be determined by the program coordinator.
Please visit the EdD in Higher Education Leadership & Organizational Studies program page to learn about curriculum, faculty, program options, and more!