Application Materials

All programs require that you submit an online application through ApplyTexas.

College Transcripts – Send unofficial copies of all transcripts to the Texas Tech Graduate School at The transcripts must be in PDF format and no larger than 2 MB. Multiple attachments per email will be accepted. Grade reports or unofficial transcripts from university web portals will not be accepted. Please redact the Social Security Number anywhere it appears on your transcript. If documents are written in a language other than English, a copy of a complete and official English translation must be provided with the original language records.

Recommendation Form

* Official transcripts will be required during your first semester if you are admitted to your desired program.

* International applicants will need to submit additional materials. Please review the Graduate School website for more information.

Required Supplemental Application Materials

M.Ed.: Resume, Applicant Statement, 2 Professional Recommendations. Download a comprehensive list of requirements.

Ed.D.: Resume, Applicant Statement, Writing Sample, 3 Professional Recommendations, GRE Scores. Download a comprehensive list of requirements.

Application Process

Please visit the Graduate Application Process for more information on how to apply.

GRE Scores

The Ed.D. program requires official GRE scores. Scores must no more than 5 years old at the time of application. Official GRE scores must be sent from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to the Texas Tech Graduate School. To register for the examination please visit the GRE Testing website. Texas Tech University’s code is 6827.

Semester in which the programs can be started

Continuous enrollment, students may begin coursework during any semester.

Estimated Hours to Completion

The master’s degree consists of 39 hours of coursework.

The Ed.D. consists of 93 hours of coursework.

Allowable Transfer Hours

Master’s – up to 6 hours, at the discretion of the advisor

Doctorate – up to 30 hours, at the discretion of the advisor

Financial Aid

Scholarships and assistantships for doctoral students are available through the office of graduate education and research in the College of Education.

Tuition & Fees

Visit the Student Business Services website to estimate your costs.


Taylor C. Rindlisbacher
Enrollment Coordinator

Program Coordinator:
Fethi Inan