A student applying to a doctoral program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting International Admissions. International students must have a TOEFL score of at least 79 iBT; the minimum acceptable IELTS score is 6.5 band.
To be considered for this program, you must meet the following requirements.
Submit an up-to-date résumé that lists at least two years of work and educational experience.
Review the goals of the Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry program and upload an essay that addresses the following topics.
Personal Qualities – What qualities do you possess and what experiences have you had that demonstrate your commitment to working toward a more socially just world?
Addressing Challenges - Think about a problematic situation you have faced related to one of the goals of the Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry Ph.D. program. Write a brief description of the problem and then provide a possible interpretation and/or resolution of the problem from two different perspectives.
Goals - How do your professional and academic goals relate to the stated goals, curriculum, and focus of the Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry Ph.D. program? Why have you selected our specific program?
Knowledge and Experience - In what areas would you like to gain more experience or knowledge? Tell us about how you anticipate the Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry Ph.D. program can help you gain the knowledge and experience to address those needs.
Dedication and Resolve - Tell us about what personal qualities and experiences you possess that demonstrate you have the ability, support system, and commitment to complete a program of doctoral study and required independent research.
Submit a sample of academic/research writing you’ve completed. Examples might include your master’s thesis, a research or response paper you completed in your master’s program, or some piece of writing you’ve completed during your professional career that speaks to LEI program goals.
Alternatively, you are welcome to create a writing sample to submit for our consideration.
Submit two letters of reference. Provide your referees with the Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry Ph.D. program goals and ask your referees to speak to your accomplishments and/or potential in these areas. When you access the online application system, you will be asked to submit referees’ contact information.
At least one letter should come from an academic source. The second letter may come from a supervisor/administrator. Additional letters may be included.
All letters should address Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry Ph.D. program goals.
|Fall 2022||Friday March 4, 2022, at noon. Interviews will be conducted March 28th thru April 29th, 2022, on campus or video conference calls. Applicants will receive admissions decision no later than May 16, 2022.|
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