PhD in Public Policy

Admission Information About the Ph.D. in Public Policy with a Concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy

NOTE: This is a preliminary notice about admission requirements and the application process. Please check back as additional admission requirements and instructions will be added to this page over the next couple of weeks.

(rev. 11.23.2015)

Admission Deadline: Friday, April 1, 2016
The application and all supporting materials must meet this deadline including GRE test results. 

Admission Information:

This cohort’s focus integrates courses in public policy, educational policy and leadership, research methodology and dissertation research. It is a 45-credit program designed for experienced educational leaders who are working professionals. It is not an online program. Those interested in applying to the Ph.D. will need the following requirements:

  1. A master’s degree in public policy, education or a related field with a minimum GPA of 3.25.
  2. Submission of official GRE scores. Official scores are available for five years from date of testing. See GRE Preparation PDF for detail on scores, how to register for the GRE, and tips to prepare

The application cycle will begin December 15, 2015.