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Wayne State University

Division of Administrative and Organizational Studies

Detroit, MI


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Wayne State University


Wayne State University / Division of Administrative and Organizational Studies is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational leadership and policy studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Learning design and technology
(Certificate) Online teaching
(Certificate) Educational technology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Learning design and technology
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning design and technology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational administration and supervision
Master of Education (M Ed) Learning design and technology
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership and policy studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 48
Doctoral Degrees 17
Other Advanced Degrees 47

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (instructional design and technology)
Thesis Required


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from accredited U.S. institution or equivalent from college or university of government-recognized standing; minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 in upper-division coursework; personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (instructional design and technology)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview; curriculum vitae; three to four recommendations; master's degree (for educational leadership and policy studies); minimum graduate GPA of 3.5; autobiographical statement; research experience (for PhD program)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5
TWE: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 5.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 2.85%
Black or African American 41.14%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 1.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.32%
Two or more races 3.8%
Unknown 0.95%


Male (32%)
Female (67%)


Focus of faculty research: Total quality management, participatory management, administering educational technology, school improvement, principalship
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 441 Education Building
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. William Hill
Assistant Dean
Phone: 313-577-9316