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Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership is designed to produce educational leaders with the knowledge and skills to enhance the leadership capacity in K-12 school systems as well as the state and federal educational departments. Several areas of concentration are available including educational leadership and management, instructional leadership, and a specialty area.

This program is offered jointly by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette College of Education and Southeastern Louisiana University. UL Lafayette was ranked among the country's best for graduate programs in education in the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools."

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For application deadlines, application materials, and GRE score expectations, visit the Graduate School's application information page.

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Additional Application Materials

in addition to the general Graduate School Application Materials you must also have:

  • A master’s degree from an accredited university
  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Interview
  • Official GRE scores - NOTE: The GRE requirement is temporarily suspended for all 2021 admission terms. The GRE requirement will be reinstated beginning with the Spring 2022 admission term.


Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Dianne Olivier
Phone: 337-482-6408
Picard Center, 255

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