The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

Curriculum and Instruction

Supported Degree Objectives


Required Supporting Documents


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Degree and Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements


  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent
  • Master's Degree Required with Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • 3.0 or equivalent

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    December 15 September 15 December 15 Learning Design & Technology*
    March 15
    March 1 (intl.)
    October 15
    August 1 (intl.)
    March 15
    March 1 (intl.)
    Agricultural and Extension Education
    December 1 No Entry No Entry Literacy and Language (PhD)
    December 1 No Entry No Entry English Education (PhD)
    August 1 December 1 April 15 Learning Design & Technology (MS, Online)
    August 1 December 1 April 15 Curriculum & Instruction (MS, Online)

Program Contact Information


Additional Information


  • Current master's students wishing to move to a doctoral degree program in this same graduate program will be required to submit a new application.
  • *International applicants are advised that completion of the on-campus Master of Science in Education degree, with a concentration in Learning Design and Technology (LDT), will take longer than two years to complete. Some required courses in the LDT master's program are offered only in an online format. Full-time international graduate students must register for at least five credits of on-campus coursework each semester to meet visa requirements. This may impact international students' progress in the on-campus LDT master's program. For information on the Learning Design & Technology online program, please visit the online MSEd website.

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