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Adult and Higher Education

Program Summary

The adult and higher education doctoral program prepares professionals for advanced leadership roles in a variety of adult and higher education endeavors such as adult basic education, continuing professional education, community development, international and popular education, and administrative and faculty roles in student affairs and higher education.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Adult Continuing Education
  • Higher Education / Student Affairs

Program Requires GRE or MAT: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 3

Additional Application Requirements: Refer to the program website.

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

This program only admits students to the fall semester.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S. Priority Consideration
Fall February 1 February 1 February 1

For More Information

Adult and Higher Education
200 Gabel Hall
Program website
cahe@niu.edu
815-753-1448

Academic Counselor:
Danae Miesbauer
dmiesbauer@niu.edu
815-753-1306

Application Contact:
Jamie Colbert
jamiecolbert@niu.edu
815-753-1448

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