Thank you for your interest in the Learning and Leadership Doctoral Program. Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2014 doctoral cohort. The application deadline is February 3, 2014. Due to the cohort nature of the program, we do not offer rolling admission.
To request to add your name to our list of prospective applicants to future cohorts, please email the Program Office with your contact information (email address, mailing address, and phone numbers).
Software requirements: The application forms linked below are in Adobe PDF format and a digital signature is required. If you do not already have Adobe Reader X or higher (or Adobe Pro) installed on your computer, you will need to download a free copy here.
Special note to Mac users: Many Mac computers default to a program called Preview to look at .pdf files, which does not reveal the signature links on Adobe PDF. Please open the application documents using Adobe Reader.
Graduate School Application (refer to Application Instructions for guidance)
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all prior graduate work
Minimum of two years of professional experience, preferably in a leadership role
Application materials are processed by the UTC Graduate School and forwarded to the academic department for review by the Admission Committee in February. Following the review of complete applications, the Admission Committee will invite a select number of applicants to participate in a video conference interview. Applicants will be notified of admission status in early May and will begin preparation for Induction activities.
November-February: Applications are processed by the UTC Graduate School
February: Complete applications are routed to the academic department for review by the Admission Committee
March/April: Admission Committee issues invitations for interviews
April: Interviews are conducted via video conference and final admission recommendations are made
Early May: Applicants are notified of admission status
June: Pre-reading for Induction begins
July: Required multi-day Induction activities
August: Enrollment in core coursework begins