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Ph.D. in Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies

The ideal candidate will have a research-oriented master’s degree in an area relevant to their desired specialization, a GPA of 3.25 (ideally 3.5 on a 4.0 scale) and competitive Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores on each of the sub-tests; Verbal, Quantitative and Analytical.

The Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies admits a cohort of six to eight students. Our next admissions cycle is Fall 2017, with a January 15, 2017 application deadline. All applicants are required to submit the following materials.

  • Graduate School Application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate study
  • Official copies of GRE score reports sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions. International applicants who have not studied in the US, and whose first language is not English, are required to take the TOEFL and score 100 or higher (highest score is 120).
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of career goals, including specific research and scholarly interests. The applicant should be sure to indicate how their interests coincide with those of particular School of Education faculty members. (Visit our website for a  list of current faculty research interests)
  • Three letters of reference from people familiar with prior academic performance
  • Copies of students’ scholarly writing, including published papers and theses or term papers

The School of Education admissions committee will review each application and, prior to acceptance, an interview may be required.

Early application is recommended; please refer to the current information available from the Office of Graduate Admissions for the application deadline. Additional information about how to apply is available on the Graduate Admissions at Drexel University site.

Financial Aid

For information about other grants, scholarships, and loans from government, corporate, or philanthropic sources, please visit Drexel Central.

Full time students have the opportunity to apply for research or teaching assistantships that provide a generous stipend, tuition remission, and a health insurance subsidy. Students are encouraged to reach out to relevant faculty members to discuss the possibility and availability of these competitive assistantships.

For information about funding opportunities, please contact:

Jemina Williams
Program Manager