Doctoral Admission Requirements
Individuals seeking admission to the doctoral program must meet all requirements established by the:
- Graduate School,
- College of Education and Human Services, and
- Department of Workforce Education and Development.
Applicants should possess a background of academic and professional experience that provides a foundation for advanced study and research. Admission to the Workforce Education and Development concentration is determined by a majority vote of the Department's graduate faculty based upon the following guidelines and criteria, listed in no particular order of priority:
- The nature and quality of previous undergraduate and graduate degrees and course work.
- A paper prepared by the applicant concerning his/her career goals and how they relate to the doctoral program in workforce education and development.
- The nature, quality, and variety of previous employment.
- Letters of recommendation relative to personal, professional, and academic competence.
- Professional promise and employment potential of the applicant.
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) test scores. Minimum scores required:
Combined score for
For analytical writing
- A personal interview.
- Willingness of a qualified graduate faculty member in Workforce Education and Development to serve as the applicant's committee chair and dissertation advisor.