Application Details

Application procedures and requirements

1) Complete the online application.

2) Make sure you meet discipline-specific requirements, which are listed in the Academic Catalog. These requirements are in addition to the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Application Procedure and Minimum Criteria for Admission and Minimum Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Academic Regulations and Degree Requirements.

3) Include the following supplementary materials as part of the online application:

  1. Written recommendations from appropriate professors and practitioners in the field
  2. An autobiographical sketch. This should be a brief resume of academic and professional goals and the applicant's personal, academic and career history as it relates to those goals. It should also include reasons for choosing Educational Leadership, Policy and Foundations as a field of study.
  3. Evidence of graduate-level writing ability provided by writing samples, prior scholarly writing or the successful completion of an essay examination

Application deadlines

  • Feb. 15 for fall entry
  • This program admits a new cohort of students each Fall Semester.

Still Have Questions?

Consult the Academic Catalog for a detailed description of this program, including student learning outcomes, course descriptions and program requirements, or email our discipline coordinator for more information. For more information about the application process, email the School of Graduate Studies.

Eric Camburn, Ph.D., ELPF IPh.D.

Discipline coordinator, professor, Sherman Family Foundation endowed chair, director