Higher Education Ph.D. Online
Plan Now for Fall 2024
All application materials should be submitted as Adobe PDF documents.
The College of Education is committed to student success and part of that commitment is careful selection of students for admission.
To be considered for admission, students must submit before July 1*
(*deadline does not apply to Fall 2023;
annual Graduate School deadline for Fall admission is July 1).
Statement of intent (1-2 pages) detailing intended enrollment, autobiographical statement, educational and professional goals, and area of interest for future research;
Two letters of recommendation that speak to the individual’s scholarly aptitude and capability, particularly with respect to graduate-level work;
Academic transcripts from all institutions attended;
An academic writing sample that demonstrates excellent scholarly writing ability (applicant must be sole author);
3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average (GPA):
- Based on the applicant’s GPA in the last graduate degree or the last 60 hours of undergraduate work (for those with an undergraduate degree only);
- From a recognized baccalaureate, graduate, or professional degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an international equivalent based on a four-year curriculum.
Professional Curriculum Vitae (CV) / Resume
An interview at the discretion of the Higher Education Ph.D. application review committee.