Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation, Ph.D.

Admissions Deadline: December 1 (for fall semester start). Applicants should ensure that all of the required materials are submitted by that date.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • Official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate study
  • Personal statement of purpose. Please describe in approximately 500 words:
    • Your main academic interests, relevant research experiences, and how they are a match to the IDD&E program
    • Explain how your professional and academic backgrounds qualify you for acceptance to the program.
    • Describe how you see this degree contributing to your professional and personal goals
  • A sample of scholarly writing, approximately 500 words. Possible examples include:
    • Empirical research report completed or in progress that you authored or are authoring
    • Review of an article or report published in a recent professional journal of your choice
    • Thought paper on a topic of your choice
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • GRE is optional (not required)
  • International students: TOEFL scores

Financial Support

  • All applications are considered for assistantships with program faculty and within the rest of the School of Education. It is recommended that you get your application in as early as possible in order to be considered, and are encouraged to contact the department to discuss opportunities further.
  • Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources

Program Contacts

Breana Nieves Vergara, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions|315.443.2505
Breana Nieves Vergara
Xiaoxia Huang, Associate Professor|315.443.5255
Xiaoxia Huang