Ph.D. in EHD admissions requirements

The following application materials are required to be considered for admission to the Ph.D. in EHD program:

  1. A master's degree in the emphasis or related area, with a minimum of 3.25 GPA. The application must include transcripts of this and other previous degrees (as required by WMU).

  2. Graduate Record Examination scores, with such scores above the 50th percentile on Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic Writing preferred.

  3. Current curriculum vita.

  4. Statement of purpose outlining the applicant's professional experience and goals for pursuing the given emphasis area.

  5. Three letters of recommendation that address the candidate's qualifications for the degree program.

  6. Appropriate evidence of English language proficiency for international students (as required by WMU).

Application information may be obtained from the WMU Office of Admissions, or directly from the College of Education and Human Development Graduate page.

A graduate committee of faculty with full graduate faculty status representing each department offering an emphasis area will be established to create policies and procedures to implement and oversee the program. Admissions decisions will be made by faculty in the specific program area where the student pursues his or her doctoral study.

Applications are now being accepted.

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