Departmental Assistantship Consideration
Fall: February 15
Spring: October 1
Summer: Not Available
No Departmental Assistantship Consideration
- Transcripts from all schools attended
- Three letters of recommendation
Applicants may submit up to 5 letters. Wherever possible, at least two of the letters of recommendation should be from faculty members, at least one of those from a full-time faculty member.
- Official GRE scores*
*The GRE or approved equivalent will be waived as a requirement for admission to the EPL doctoral program through Fall 2024.
Personal Statement of Goals
The statement is generally one to two pages discussing what you have to offer the program and what you wish to get out of the program. It should include a brief description of the applicant's field of interest, related background, desired area of study and research emphasis or career goals.
Educational Leadership Essay
Please submit an educational leadership essay responding to the following question. The response should not exceed 800 words.
Identify a current state, national, or international problem, dilemma, or controversial situation affecting educational leaders in either the k-12 or higher education fields. Describe the nature of the issue, effective strategies for addressing the issue, and the role of an effective leader in implementing those strategies.
Academic Writing Sample
Wherever possible, applicants should submit an English-language sample of their academic work (e.g., course term paper).
Available information for International Applicants.
Candidates should not use letters, personal statement of goals or resume submitted for a prior application. Wherever possible, at least two of the letters of recommendation should be from faculty members, at least one of those from a full-time faculty member. Wherever possible, applicants should submit an English-language sample of their academic work (e.g., course term paper).
This program offers an internship, field experience, study abroad component, or clinical experience in the course listing as an option to fulfill course requirements. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions. If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Dean’s Office of the intended academic program.