The doctoral research paper [pdf]. is only required for the Ph.D. and EdD. programs in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership (EPPL). The doctoral program in EPPL include Higher Education, K-12 Administration, Curriculum Leadership, Gifted Education Administration, and Educational Technology.
This paper is an additional writing sample. You must provide the personal essay, like all applicants, in addition to the research paper. Executive Ed.D. applicants are also required to submit the research paper.
Applicants to the Ph.D. in Counselor Education are not requried to submit the research paper.