Educational Leadership, Policy and Technology Studies
    301 Graves Hall, Box 870302, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Instructional Leadership, EdD
 
Official Concentration(s)*: Nurse Educator (Distance Learning).

 
Program Director(s): Dr. Stephen Tomlinson (Ed.D. for Nurse Educator program), (205) 348-9820
Application Contact: Shannon Cason (Nurse Educator), (205) 348-7683
Application Deadline: August 1st, 2020.
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    Yes.
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   Yes.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   No.
*A concentration is an officially approved program of study that will appear on your transcript. You may select a concentration (if available) during the application process.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Required.
Resume / CV
Required.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission). Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020 and fall 2020 admission. Unofficial GRE or MAT scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (GRE School Code: 1830; MAT School Code: 1012). The admission test score is waived for those holding a graduate degree at the time of enrollment.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300, MAT: 50th Percentile. Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
Departmental Information Sheet
Provide degree and enrollment information for the department.
Additional Requirements:An unencumbered RN license in the state in which the student will practice A BSN degree from an institution that is regionally accredited and is accredited by CCNE or CNEA, An M.S.N. degree from an accredited institution as outlined above, Resume, Sample of your academic writing (Such as an academic paper presented in a previous graduate course that demonstrates your knowledge of an area, powers of organization, command of language, and communication skills.)

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