Doctor of Philosophy

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Ph.D. program occurs one time per year during the fall semester. Admission is based on a comprehensive evaluation of each applicants demonstrated academic potential to successfully complete all of the degree requirements.

Success in the Ph.D. program requires students to deeply engage in an area of inquiry, apply excellence in research methods, and develop exceptional writing skills. The program faculty will consider each applicant entirely within the context defined by their personal and professional qualifications. Applicants meeting the set of initial criteria will be asked to participate in an interview conducted by faculty and complete a timed writing sample that will be scheduled to occur before or after the interview.

Applicants should have: