Apply Online The “Marshall University Graduate Application for Admission” must be completed and submitted with the appropriate application fee. The application may be completed online at www.marshall.edu/admissions/admissions-application-disclosures/ . The applicant indicates on the application that s/he desires to be accepted into the online doctor of education (Ed.D.) program in Leadership Studies Application Deadlines The EdD program offers a selective admission process, for fall semesters only, beginning with the 2021-22 admissions cycle. The priority deadline for full consideration is April 15, prior to the fall term for which the applicant is seeking admission. Applications from well-qualified candidates, received after April 15, may be considered if capacity remains in the program.