To apply to the Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education Ph.D. program, you must upload the following materials in PDF format to the graduate education application portal. Once you have submitted your paid application to the Graduate School, you will receive an email invitation to upload your application materials to the Graduate Education Application Portal. You will need your applicant ID number and the password you created when you completed your application to graduate school.
|Application Steps||How to Submit|
|1. MSU Application for Graduate Study and fee ($65.00 US)||Submit Online|
|2. Current Curriculum Vitae||Upload to Portal|
|3. Statement of Professional Goals||Upload to Portal|
|4. Writing Sample||Upload to Portal|
|5. Letters of Reference: Three (3) completed reference letters.||Recommender Uploads to Portal|
|6. Official (sealed in a university envelope) transcripts: One official transcript from each degree granting institution. We will obtain all MSU transcripts if you have previously attended MSU. International students must also include certified copies of degree certificates with notarized English translation of all transcript materials. International students must follow additional directions posted on the For International Students webpage.||Mail to CITE Program Secretary|
|7. Graduate Record Examination (GRE)The MSU institution code is 1465. A department code is not needed||Testing institution should send scores electronically directly to MSU Office of Admissions|
|The application files will not be reviewed until the application fee is paid and all required application materials are received.||NOTE|
Where To Send Transcripts (CITE Office Address)
CITE Doctoral Program OfficeAttn: Doctoral Program Secretary Department of Teacher Education Michigan State University620 Farm Lane, 347 Erickson Hall East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 432-7705
Fax: (517) 432-5092
Applicants wishing to be considered for multiyear fellowships must have the application and all application materials uploaded to their portal by December 1. All other applicants should have their applications complete as soon as possible after that date, but no later than February 1st.
Save the date: February 23rd and 24th students who have been offered admission into the program will have the opportunity visit MSU and learn more about the CITE program. More details will be provided after you are offered admission into the program.
More Application Information
For more detailed information about the application process and application materials, please visit our comprehensive Application Process page.