A student applying to a doctoral program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
To be considered for this program, you must meet the following requirements.
Submit an updated resume that shows at least two years of experience in higher education or in a related agency/organization.
Review the goals of the higher education program and upload an essay that addresses the following topics.
Your Qualities – What qualities do you possess and what experiences have you had that demonstrate you have the potential to become an educational leader?
Addressing Challenges - Think about a problematic situation you have faced related to one of the goals of the EAF Department. Write a brief description of the problem and then provide a possible interpretation and/or resolution of the problem from at least two different perspectives.
Goals - How do your professional and academic goals relate to the stated goals, curriculum, and focus of the Illinois State University educational administration program? Why have you selected this program?
Knowledge and Experience - In what areas above do you need more experiences or knowledge? Describe how you anticipate the Illinois State University program can help you gain the knowledge and experiences to address those needs.
Dedication to the Program - What qualities do you possess that demonstrate you have the ability, support system, and commitment to complete the rigors of doctoral study and independent research?
Submit an academic/research writing sample.
Submit two professional letters of reference. You will also be asked to submit their contact information when applying on the on-line system.
At least one letter should come from an academic source. The second letter may come from a supervisor/administrator. Additional letters may be included.
Letters must address the following with examples or details:
|Fall 2020||Complete applications must be submitted by Friday, May 15, 2020 by 5 p.m. Interviews will be conducted May 18-June 5 on campus or video conference calls. Applicants will receive admissions decision no later than June 12.|
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