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Oklahoma State University

Higher Education and Student Affairs Application Process

M.S. in Educational Leadership Studies/Higher Education

The application process requires two steps:

1) Graduate College Application

  • Visit https://app.it.okstate.edu/gradcollege/
  • Complete the online application to the Graduate College.
  • Submit the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all previous institutions attended.

2) Program Application

  • Visit HERE for the Application Information Packet.
    • Current resume
    • Career objective essay
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Critical Issue Essay
    • Official score less than 5 years old from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and writing sections or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
    • Interview: the program faculty may request an interview with applicants.

Please consult the Application Information Packet for additional details on these documents.

 

M.S. in Educational Leadership Studies/College Student Development

 The application process requires two steps:

 1) Graduate College Application

  • Visit https://app.it.okstate.edu/gradcollege/
  • Complete the online application to the Graduate College.
  • Submit the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all previous institutions attended.

2) Program Application       

  • Visit HERE for the Application Information Packet.
    • Current resume
    • Personal statement/Career Objectives Essay
    • Critical Issue Essay
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Official score less than 5 years old from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and writing sections or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). 

Please consult the Application Information Packet for additional details on these documents.
 

Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies/Higher Education

The application process requires two steps:

1) Graduate College Application

  • Visit https://app.it.okstate.edu/gradcollege/
  • Complete the online application to the Graduate College.
  • Submit the non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all previous institutions attended.

2) Program Application

  • Visit HERE for the Application Information Packet.
    • Current academic vita/resume
    • Career objective essay
    • Three letters of recommendation 
    • Critical Issue Essay
    • GRE scores: The expected minimum scores are Verbal - 153, Quantitative - 149, and Writing - 4.5 for exams taken on or after Aug. 1, 2011. Scores must not be over five years old at the time of application review.
    • Interview: the program faculty may request an interview with applicants.
    • Two examples of written work