- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Thirty applicable graduate-level hours must be transferred to this degree program from a regionally accredited institution. Grades of B or better or grades of P, S, or CR will transfer if approved by the department.
- A superior scholastic record, normally above a 3.0 GPA.
- Evidence of successful leadership experience.
- A high level of verbal and quantitative ability. Evidence may include the GRE, GMAT, or other indicators of verbal and quantitative skill.
- A Statement of Purpose that explains your reasons for wishing to undertake doctoral study at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, your professional goals, and any additional information that may aid the admissions committee in evaluating your application.
- Applicants whose native language is not English must provide the results of either the TOEFL or IELTS, unless they have demonstrated competence while attending an accredited U.S. institution.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens, or permanent residents, who reside in the United States. Current exceptions to this policy include active members of the U.S. military who are stationed abroad and residents of U.S. territories.