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Students are admitted to the doctoral program based on an analysis of a comprehensive set of measures used to determine their readiness for advanced graduate studies, motivation to succeed in the program, and potential to contribute as a reflective practitioner/scholar. 

Prospective students will meet the following minimum criteria for admittance into the program:

  • Bachelor or Master’s (preferred) with a GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).  
  • 2 years of teaching and/or administrative experience in an educational institution.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
  • A personal statement describing motivation, research and teaching interests, career goals, work and academic experiences. 
  • At least one academic or professional writing sample.
  • Submit documentation that may demonstrate their potential to succeed in the program.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation.
  • TOEFL with a minimum of 600 (PBT), or 250 (CBT); or the IELTS with a minimum overall band score of 6.5 with no individual band below a 6.0 (International applicants).

Application Procedures

To apply to the program, you can fill out our online graduate application