Ph.D. in History, Philosophy, and Policy in Education – Specialization in History of Education

Education Policy Studies

Ph.D. in History, Philosophy, and Policy in Education

Specialization in History of Education

Explore the history of education in the U.S. and the external forces that have shaped education policy since the nation’s founding while conducting research at the elementary, secondary and higher education levels.

Designed to be both comprehensive and individualized, you’ll have the opportunity to complete supplementary course work in several programs around IU, including:

Students are encouraged to contact the program faculty before applying for admission.

  • Application Deadline
    DomesticInternational
    FallDec 1Dec 1
    SpringNov 1Sep 1
    SummerMar 1Dec 1
    Fee$60$65
  • Admissions Requirements
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
    • Completed online application that includes:
      • Transcripts
      • Personal Statement
      • 2 Letters of Recommendation
      • GRE Scores:
        • Required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • Resume:
        • Not required for domestic students
        • Required for international students
      • TOEFL score from last two years*

      *International students only

  • Financial Aid
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