Application Instructions

Listed below are pre-admission requirements, application instructions and deadlines for the Educational Administration: School Administration Ph.D. Program.

Pre-Admission Requirements

  • If you are able to meet the requirement of four mandatory face-to-face classroom sessions each semester typically held in Indianapolis, Indiana, please submit unofficial transcripts to terry.mcdaniel@indstate.edu.
  • A personalized Plan of Study will be developed and returned for your review.
  • If you are still interested in the program after reviewing your Plan of Study, please complete the application instructions below. DO NOT apply online unless you have received a Plan of Study.

Application Instructions:

  • Apply online.
  • Submit the following materials to Indiana State University, Graduate Admissions, Welcome Center, 318 North Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809-1904.
    • Official transcripts for all institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate), which must be sent directly from the school attended to Graduate Admissions. E-transcripts should be sent to admissions@indstate.edu.
    • Official scores for the Graduate Record Examinations General Tests, which must be sent directly from the Testing Center to Graduate Admissions.
    • A nonrefundable application fee of $45.00 (U.S. citizens and permanent residents) or $65.00 (international students) payable by Visa, MasterCard, or check or money order payable to Indiana State University.
  • Please upload and attach the following as part of the online application process:
    • Departmental application
    • Resume/curriculum vitae
    • Documentation of all licenses and certifications held
    • Three letters of recommendation from persons who can comment on the applicant's potential as a school/district leader

Note: Returning ISU students must apply for re-admission if they have not attended ISU for more than two calendar years.

Deadlines:

Only complete applications received by February 14 will be reviewed for admittance the following fall. You will be notified of acceptance into the program by March 31.