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From EDL to Ed.D.: SBU-St. John's Agreement Eases Path To Doctorate For SPD Alumni

Stony Brook University and St. John’s University have an articulation agreement that allows our EDL and SDBL alumni to pursue an EdD through St. John's program in Administrative and Instructional Leadership. Students admitted into this cohort program will be able to apply credits from their AGC program to the EdD, thus reducing the overall cost and time to completion.

How It Works

The articulation agreement allows for SBU alumni to transfer 30 credits of coursework. Thereafter, students will take the first six EdD program credits on the Stony Brook campus at SUNY graduate tuition rates. The remainder of the program (24 credits) will be completed at St. John's University at its graduate tuition rate.  

Two Convenient Locations; One Outstanding Program
Students may complete the program at St. John's University's main campus in Queens or at the Graduate Academic Center located on its Oakdale campus.

Testimonials from SBU Alumni

"I have been pleasantly surprised by the high level of personal attention I have received from all of the
professors I have had as well as ones I have yet to have."

Linda Pfaffe, EDL '11

"St. John's doctoral program at Oakdale is scheduled for working professionals to make the most of doctoral work despite busy schedules. The cohort model has enhanced my experience by allowing me to build a new network of professionals seeking to improve education. My professors have pushed my thinking and allow me to personalize assignments to make them authentic and meaningful."
Ryan O'Hara, EDL '13

"The program is designed to accommodate educators who are working full time. The weekend courses make it
possible to succeed in the program."

Darlene Darch, SDA '06

Open House/Information Sessions

St. John's University is hosting two open houses for Stony Brook alumni on the following dates and times. Seating is limited, so please RSVP. Prospective students who are unable to attend may request additional information.

St. Johns University's Oakdale Campus
Graduate Academic Center

Tuesday, June 3; 4:30-6:30pm

RSVP to Linda Gonsalves at 631-218-7709.
»Directions and Campus Information

St. Johns University's Main Campus, Queens
Sullivan Hall Cafe

Wednesday, June 11; 5:30-7:00pm

RSVP to Tina Puglisi at 631-990-6319.
»Directions and Campus Information



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