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, and Curriculum & Learning Design.
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 required to submit the research paper.