How to Apply

We require all applicants for our masters’ programs to hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Applicants for the Ed.D. of Leadership and Higher Education are required to hold a master’s degree* from an accredited university. International applicants may be required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score to demonstrate English proficiency. Individual programs may have additional requirements. Please visit that program’s page for more information.

St. Edward’s University uses a rolling admissions process to evaluate each candidate. Applicants to be contacted within two business days of their finalized application regarding next steps, and the Admissions Committee should make their decision within two weeks.

We welcome international students into all graduate programs. The university delivers graduate programs in two modalities: flexible in-person and fully online. All international students outside of the United States may choose to enroll in a fully online program. Under US Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations, international students who are already present or wishing to enter the United States to study in either a fully online or flexible in-person programs may be limited in their program options and course load requirements. Students enrolled in the flexible in-person modality will be required to submit an application when requesting an I-20 (F1) or DS-2019 (J1) to declare their location/current place of residence.”

* Credit from master’s degree programs may be transferable for this program. Contact an Enrollment Services Coach for more information.

To start your application, follow these steps:

Step One

Contact an Enrollment Services Coach to discuss your qualifications and interest in the program

Step Three

Provide your supplemental materials, including your resume, government-issued ID, personal statement, and undergraduate transcripts.