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Doctorate in Information Science & Learning Technologies

Admission criteria

Priority deadline for Fall entrance: February 15
Regular deadline for Fall entrance: April 1
Priority deadline for Spring entrance: October 15
Regular deadline for Spring entrance: November 1

  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of the degree
  • Graduate GPA of 3.5
  • In addition to meeting admission requirements, all students applying to the PhD program must complete faculty interviews and documentation of their research, development interests and capabilities. If you do not meet these standards, you should provide evidence of exceptionality in one or more other categories.

Minimum GRE Scores

When did you take the GRE?VerbalQuantitativeAnalytical
Prior to August 1, 20115505504.0
On or after August 1, 20111561464.0

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test TypeTotal ScoreReadingListeningSpeakingWriting
TOEFL Internet -based8017171717
TOEFL Paper-based5505252N/A52
IELTS Academic6.56666

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Information Science & Learning Technologies Program

  • Statement of Purpose (can also be uploaded into Graduate Studies online application)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • 3 letters of reference
  • GRE scores
  • Any supporting materials (i.e. published papers or technical reports)