How to Apply
To apply for a graduate degree in the Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department at USU, follow these steps:
- Apply to the School of Graduate Studies
- Fill out the Future Student Information Form
Applying to the School of Graduate Studies
All submission materials must be submitted through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). When all materials have been submitted to the School of Graduate Studies, the application is then submitted to the department for review. For instructions on how to apply go to the School of Graduate Studies website:
Department's Program Deadlines
|Graduate Degree||Application Deadline|
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)||January 31st|
|Education Specialist (EdS)||January 31st|
|Master of Science (MS)||April 1st|
|Master of Education (MEd)||April 1st|
Applications for admission that are received after the deadline may be reviewed, but students will be accepted on a space-available basis only.
School of Graduate Studies Requirements
In order to be admitted to a graduate degree program at Utah State University, you must meet these minimum requirements:
- Have the requisite degree for your intended program by the time you are matriculated
- 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
- Score at or above the 40th percentile on appropriate admissions test
- Master of Science & Master of Education- either GRE or Millers Analogies Test (MAT)
- Doctorate of Philosophy- GRE only
- Three satisfactory letters of recommendation
Applications through the graduate school require an essay, asking you to "write a statement of your specific reasons for wanting to attend graduate school. Describe your experience and qualifications for advanced study."
This is your opportunity to tell the faculty admissions committee why you wish to seek this degree at USU, and about your career plans. Tell us how your background and experiences uniquely qualify you for graduate study. For doctoral students, it is recommended you describe the research or inquiry areas that you are interested in.