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OLPD Ph.D.
Education Policy and Leadership

Application deadline and instructions

December 1, 2017 for a 2018 Fall semester start. Fall semester start only.

Applicants may only apply to one OLPD track.

Applications are not complete until ALL required materials and fees have been received. If anything is missing, your application may not be considered until the next review date the following year. It is strongly recommended to apply at least two weeks before any submission deadlines.

Applications are processed by the Graduate School. A decision for admission notice will be emailed to you once your application is carefully reviewed by the department's admission committee and your transcripts and any credentials (test reports, diploma copies, etc.) are authenticated by Graduate School officials.

Online application and instructions

Admission requirements

Degree: Master's degree or equivalent

GPA: Undergraduate 3.0; Graduate 3.5

GRE Preferred scores (Taken within last 5 years):

  • Verbal = 153
  • Quantitative = 144
  • Analytical Writing = 4.5

TOEFL/IELTS Scores (Not required for U.S. students):

  • TOEFL: Internet based = 79 or above
    (21 writing/19 reading)
  • IELTS = 6.5

Experience (International educators only): 3 years experience in international education (preferred)

Readmission

If a graduate student in an OLPD program has become inactive they must follow the readmission procedures.

Tuition and funding

OLPD Graduate Assistantship Application
Upload your completed application via the online application under the "Program Supplementary Information" section as "upload 1".

Tuition information: CEHD | OneStop

Financial aid: CEHD | OneStop