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Ph.D. and Ed.D. agreements

Messiah higher education graduates benefit from Ph.D. and Ed.D. agreements with partner universities

Are you planning on pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education? Messiah University has entered into articulation agreements for doctoral programs with Azusa Pacific University, Bethel University and Immaculata University.

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Graduates of the Master of Arts in higher education program at Messiah University are waived from the GRE admission requirement for the Ed.D. in higher education leadership or the Ph.D. in higher education. In addition, applicants accepted into the Ph.D. doctoral program are eligible for 2 units of advanced standing to be applied to the electives requirement of the program.

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Graduates of the Master of Arts in higher education program at Messiah University who enroll in the Bethel University Ed.D. for leadership in higher education will be offered a University Partnership Scholarship, providing up to $400 per semester (maximum $1,200 per year) toward tuition. In addition, Messiah’s program graduates may waive up to 2 required courses of the Bethel prescribed curriculum and have them replaced with alternative course options.

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Graduates of the Master of Arts in higher education program at Messiah University who enroll in the Immaculata University Ed.D. in higher education will be offered a University Partnership Transfer-credit Benefit, providing the ability for students to waive one 3-credit foundational course requirement and replace it with an alternative 3-credit option.

Union University

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Graduates of the Master of Arts in higher education program at Messiah University may transfer up to 4 classes toward their Doctor of Education in higher education at Union University and are exempt from the GRE admission requirement.