Details at a Glance
The USC Rossier PhD in Urban Education Policy Program recently enhanced its admissions criteria and requirements to continue to ensure that future PhD applicants are evaluated holistically, rigorously, and equitably. Using an evaluation rubric, we will assess each applicant’s research potential; academic preparation; contributions to our equity, diversity, and inclusion goals; socio-emotional competencies; and alignment of interests with program focus and faculty expertise/projects. After review of the application materials listed below for these criteria, faculty will contact semi-finalists for interviews through mid-February, when admissions decisions are released.
- Personal Statement
- 3 Letters of Recommendation
- Writing Sample
December 1 at 11:59pm Pacific Time
The intellectually rigorous and cutting edge curriculum of the PhD in Urban Education Policy is designed to engage students in a depth and breadth of professional experiences which will serve them throughout their careers as researchers. Our PhD students are positioned for research careers as tenure-track faculty, postdocs, research faculty, institutional researchers and researchers in policy institutes.
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