Apply to the EdD: Doctorate in Education Application Deadlines Apply Now! Deadlines are: February 15, 2016; May 15, 2016; and November 15, 2016. Admission is completed on a rolling basis and seats are limited for the next EdD Learning Community in Fall 2017. Elective coursework can begin immediately. Application Process To apply for the Doctorate of Education program, please submit the following: Online application (no fee for U.S. residents). Official master's degree transcript with 3.0 minimum GPA and a bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited university. Transcripts must be sent directly from the institution to the Graduate Admission office or provided in a sealed, signed envelope. You do not need to supply transcripts for courses taken at Hamline University. A two-page personal statement detailing how an EdD will help you achieve your professional goals, and what contributions you will make to the EdD learning community. A ten-page article, written by you, that demonstrates an ability to synthesize and discuss a critical issue in education. Three letters of recommendation, at least two from instructors familiar with your learning and leadership capacity. Résumé demonstrating a minimum of three years of relevant work experience. Apply Online Transfer of Credits Up to eight semester graduate credits taken prior to admission at Hamline or other institutions may be considered for transfer toward satisfaction of elective requirements upon approval. View transfer of credit policy for the EdD Program.