- Master’s degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Application and application fee (non-refundable)
- Official transcripts from all schools attended
- International transcripts must include an official course-by-course evaluation of all academic work from an accredited academic evaluating service
- GRE (General Test) or MAT scores
- In place of exam scores, you may submit a one-page bulleted description of your professional and educational activities over the last five years.
- Two letters of recommendation
- Provide one letter from a colleague and one letter from a supervisor that attests to your demonstrated leadership, potential for further leadership development and the ability to benefit from doctoral study.
- In 500 words or more, detail the following topics:
- your reasons for wanting to undertake doctoral studies
- your most significant personal and professional accomplishments
- the extent to which your personal and professional responsibilities will allow you to devote the necessary time and effort to the program
- a detailed description of your potential research topic
- Writing sample
- The writing sample may include your master’s thesis, a published or submitted journal article, a scholarly paper, or a document created for your institution
- Official TOEFL scores are required of applicants whose native language is not English.
- The University of Bridgeport school code for TOEFL is 3914.
Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:
- May 1 for priority consideration, July 15 (final deadline) for the Fall semester
- October 1 for priority consideration, December 1 (final deadline) for the Spring semester