Admission Requirements & Deadlines
Instructional Technology (Ph.D.)
|Final Deadline: Nov. 1||Final Deadline: June 15|
- No GRE scores are required.
- Successful completion of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- An overall GPA of 3.00 or above (on a 4-point scale) for undergraduate degree work is required. GPA calculations may be based upon the cumulative units or the last 60 units of the degree. Graduate work should be at a GPA level of 3.75, though GPAs as low as 3.40 can be considered. See graduate admission policies for more information and exceptions.
- Prerequisite Knowledge: The committee will seek evidence of prerequisite knowledge in the following areas: instructional design, educational psychology, research design and statistics. Applicants who do not have this prerequisite knowledge may be asked to complete one credit-directed reading activity to improve background knowledge and help prepare for doctoral course work.
- Interview may be required upon the request of the Admissions Committee of the Instructional Technology faculty.
Submit an online application, application fee and official transcripts, along with:
- Letters of Recommendation: Letters of recommendation from two professionals, including one from a professional familiar with the academic work of the candidate. (Note: Only letters on organizational letterhead will be accepted.)
- Letter of Intent: Letter of intent describing professional goals in seeking the degree, areas of interest/specialization and why you as a candidate see the program as a good fit.
- Academic Writing Sample: Your academic writing sample should be original work and showcase critical analysis and clear communication of ideas, demonstrating your aptitude for graduate-level writing (APA format).
- Digital Learning Sample and Reflection Paper: Demonstrates the integration of technology into your field of expertise (such as instruction or training).
- Optional Resume/vitae: A current professional resume.
Additional Requirements for International Applicants
U.S. Immigration requires F1 and J1 students to be enrolled full-time with the majority of their classes taken in-person and on campus. For a list of TU programs that comply as well as information on required credential evaluations and English-language proficiency, please see admission requirements for international students.
Additionally, for international students, the following exams are accepted for English proficiency with their required minimum scores for this program:
- TOEFL: overall score of 100
- IELTS: 7.0 with subscores of 7.0 in each section
- PTE: 68
- Duolingo: 120