A student applying to a doctoral program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
Admission to the program is competitive and requires possession of the master's degree and professional experience relevant to the education of exceptional children and youth. The decision regarding admission to the graduate program is based on several factors:
Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience centering on education or services for persons with disabilities.
Applicants must also posses a master's degree in Special Education or a related field.
Review of your application materials may take six to eight weeks.
|Fall||Rolling admissions, preferred by August 1|
|Fall (Chicago Cohort)||Contact the graduate coordinator|
|Spring||Rolling admissions, preferred by December 1|
|Summer||Rolling admissions, preferred by May 1|
|Mark Zablocki||DeGarmo 524||mszablo@IllinoisState.edu||(309) 438-8957|