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Learning, Design and Technology

Ed.D. and Ph.D.: How to Apply

Step 1: Apply to the University of Wyoming

  1. Complete the online UW application form
  2. Submit the $50 application fee
  3. Submit official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions
  4. GRE scores within 5 years
  5. International students: TOEFL scores and confidential financial statement form (certified, with supporting documents)

Step 2: Apply to Learning, Design, and Technology

  1. Three letters of recommendation via the admissions portal
  2. A personal statement
  3. A current academic resume
  4. GRE scores

Application Guidelines

Letters of Recommendation

References should come from people who can attest to your academic potential, previous personal or professional work experience, and fit with the standards and expectations that guide professional educators. If you are working in a professional education position, it is expected that your employer/supervisor will provide a letter of reference.

Personal Statement

You should carefully consider the purpose of the personal statement. It should not exceed five double-spaced typewritten pages. The statement should address the following elements:

  • Describe your professional self (e.g., personal goals, strengths and weaknesses that prepare or limit you for graduate study, and special skills).
  • Discuss what attracts you to our graduate program, how you believe this degree can help you, and why you are applying at this time.
  • Discuss your career and research interests.

Academic Resume

At a minimum, include the following in your resume:

  • Personal Information: Name and Contact Information (Address, Phone numbers, email)
  • Education: Institution, City, State, Dates Attended, Major, and Degree
  • Work Experience: Dates, Job Title, Employer, City, State
  • Professional experiences such as: Publications, Presentations and Grants; Continuing Education Activities, Awards/Honors Received; Community and Volunteer Activities; Professional Memberships.

Questions about this degree?

Tiffany LeGal
Office Associate

307-766-5649
tlegal@uwyo.edu

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