Applying to the Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education with a Concentration in Organizational Behavior and Management

Application Quick Facts

Application Deadline December 1
GRE General Exam Required Yes
Average GRE scores of applicants
Scores older than five years not accepted. Institution code: 1839
154 quant
157 verbal
4.5 writing
Prior master's degree required No
Guideline undergraduate average grade
for last two years of coursework
B
Guideline graduate average grade B+
Funding covers tuition,
healthcare, and a stipend
Yes
On-line, evening, or weekend courses No
Admission term
(when you start coursework)
Fall Only

This program, like all of the School of Education's graduate programs, is administered through the University of Michigan's Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies (Rackham) (as are most non-professional graduate degrees at the university). Rackham offers a host of resources and administrative support to help see you through from submitting your application to completion of your degree. We encourage you to follow these steps to begin the application process.

Register as a prospective student and obtain a UMID (University of Michigan ID) number. Having a UMID number will aid in the processing of your application. 

Attend a prospective student event such as a  webinar or schedule a visit.

Complete the Rackham online application. Review the application checklist to ensure your submit a complete application. Please note the academic statement of purpose, personal statement of purpose, resume, and letters of recommendation must be submitted using the online application system. Hard copies will not be accepted.

Submit your GRE scores. Test scores must be sent electronically to Rackham Graduate School (institution code: 1839) through Educational Testing Service (ETS).

Submit your transcripts. All applicants are required to mail one set of transcripts (in their sealed institutional envelope) for all previous bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees to:

Rackham Graduate School
Attn: Transcripts/U‐M ID# (if known) or date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy)
915 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor MI 48109‐1070
USA

Students who have studied in a country outside of the U.S. should review the required credentials from non-U.S. institutions.

Check your application status. Use the Wolverine Access system to verify your application information, check the status of your application, and update your email address, home address, and telephone number.

Deadlines

It is imperative that students interested in admission to programs in the School of Education meet all deadlines for submitting applications and relevant materials. Deadlines may differ slightly for different programs. Deadlines can be found on our application deadlines page.

If you have questions, please review the School of Education frequently asked questions or contact the Office of Student Affairs.

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