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Doctoral Program

Cohort 3 Doctoral Students

The Doctor of Education in Education Leadership (Ed.D.) degree is designed for those seeking leadership positions public school districts, higher education, state or federal agencies, private sector. Program is designed for graduation success by providing the quality of a doctoral experience and flexibility for working professionals. Distinctive qualities of program include:

  • In-depth Faculty Support of Students, as is distinctive of all A&M-Texarkana programs.
  • Evidence-based cohort model for peer support. Students meet together three weekends a semester for core content. This program is not available to students unable to travel to campus periodically throughout the semester.
  • Opportunities for state, national, and international travel.
  • Convenient and flexible for students outside the immediate vicinity while providing student/peer support and faculty interaction.
  • Up to 12 hours of competency-based or transfer credit available  


Doctoral Courses Doctoral Application Doctoral Handbook

Applications are accepted year-round so doctoral students may start their cognate (concentration area) before starting doctoral coursework with a cohort. For example, applicant may want to earn their superintendent certification in two semesters (Summer and Fall) prior to cohort coursework. Cognate courses are graduate courses (12 SCH) beyond an initial master's degree that meet a candidate's long-term goals. Cognate courses may include but are not limited to, principal or superintendent certification courses or higher education courses. Cognates must be approved by the program chair. Doctoral students must apply to and be accepted by the A&M‑Texarkana Scholars of Practice doctoral program to receive financial aid. 

Cohort coursework starts in the spring semester.

For questions or additional information please contact Dr. Sara Lawrence at sara.lawrence@tamut.edu or (903) 223-3095 or the graduate office at (903) 223-3129.

 A photo of 2019 Doctoral Graduates from Cohort 1

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