Typically, students are admitted for enrollment in the fall semester. For questions regarding spring and summer admissions, contact Dr. Tonya Davis at Tonya_Davis@baylor.edu.
Students must be admitted to the Graduate School of Baylor University before being admitted to the PhD program. This program admits a very select number of students with strong academic credentials who are interested in working with faculty in research and development projects.
Admission to the doctoral program takes into consideration the following critical factors deemed important for success in graduate studies:
Upon review of all of the information, the Graduate faculty teaching in the PhD Program may require submission of a writing sample and/or a personal interview. This interview will be of sufficient length to allow the applicant as well as the faculty to make an informed decision.
In addition to the listed criteria, the committee may consider the applicant’s related work and academic experience, publications, presentations to professional organizations, leadership roles, teaching excellence, awards, career focus, and other professional activities that might provide evidence of potential success in a doctoral program.