Department of Educational Studies


Students applying for Master's and Ph.D. programs come from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. Applicants to the Ph.D. program may have either a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in any relevant field.

  • Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 or higher on a 4-point scale;
  • Statement of Purpose regarding reason(s) for applying to the program;
  • Three letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant's ability to complete advanced degree work;
  • Curriculum Vitae/resume, transcripts, and writing samples;
  • Professional interview with the program faculty for Ph.D. applicants only;
  • For more details contact the Chair.

Students may apply for Graduate Assistantships and/or Financial Aid. Please submit your online application to the College of Graduate Studies ( 

The Department of Educational Studies offers only graduate level programs. Given this, all admission applications must be submitted to the UToledo College of Graduate Studies (COGS), which is the governing body for all graduate degrees at the university. Below is general information related to Admissions into the department. If you have any further questions, please contact the department at 419-530-2461. 



There are two ways to apply to the program: by paper form or online. To apply for admission into the Master's or PhD degrees for this program, visit the College of Graduate Studies Website.

The UToledo Graduate College homepage:

Admission Guidelines:              

Admissions online application:  

Graduate Admissions Forms:   



The following are scholarships open to students in the program:


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Last Updated: 7/22/19