What do I need to Apply?

  • Master's degree in Instructional Design or equivalent required
    • Applicants to the PhD program who do not have a Master's degree in a related field are required to take courses to prepare them for doctoral level work in the subject.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better recommended. However, in reviewing applications, all elements are carefully considered: references, educational record, test scores, honors, work experience, and statement of academic goals.
  • Interview recommended (telephone interviews accepted)

Application Materials

  • Graduate Application
  • Statement of Goals
  • Recommendation letter: Three Letters
  • Official Degree Bearing Transcript
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores
  • TOEFL for International Applicants 

What is the Application Deadline?

Applications for the following fall semester are due on November 15. Doctoral Applications are considered only for Fall start dates.

Those who wish to apply for a School of Education Scholarship should apply by January 15 for the following fall semester. Applications are considered for Fall, Spring or Summer start dates. School of Education scholarship questions should be directed to Angela Flanagan at 315-443-4754.

For general information about graduate admissions and study, please contact Speranza Migliore at or 315-443-2505.

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Syracuse University Graduate School Application