How To Apply

There are two steps to be taken in applying for admission to the Instructional Design and Technology graduate program.

Step One

Apply to the Graduate School of Miami University which maintains overall direction of all graduate programs for the entire university. The application requirements and forms can be obtained online at: http://www.miamioh.edu/graduate-studies/admission/ or by mail at the following address:

The Graduate School Office
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056

The Graduate School office will correspond directly with you concerning your admission to graduate work.

Step Two

You must also be accepted by the Department of Educational Psychology for a specific degree program. The Department will automatically receive a copy of your Graduate School application when the Graduate School approves your admission. The following application materials will be required to complete your online application. Please submit the following items along with your online application materials:

  • A vita or resume detailing education and work experience as well as relevant personal experience.
  • An essay of 750 words on the topic:“My Reasons for pursuing a Career in Instructional Design and Technology”
  • Official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Recommendations from three faculty or other persons who can provide information about (a) your potential for graduate study, and (b) your interpersonal skills. If you have been employed full-time, one reference may be from your immediate supervisor. Have letters of reference sent directly to the Educational Psychology Department (see below).
  • Students applying for the M.Ed. program must also provide a statement signed by you that you have not been convicted of a felony. This is requested by the State of Ohio for certification to practice in the schools.

All application materials should be submitted online.  If you are unable to submit materials through the online application, please contact the program coordinator for instructions for submitting materials via traditional mail. 

Dr. Michele Dickey
dickeymd@miamioh.edu
513-529-3741

In order to facilitate matters, you should submit the departmental items as soon as possible. Submit all department materials when submitting your online Graduate School admission.

The department will consider your application when all items are received, including all three references. You may check with the department administrative assistant (513-529-6621) at any time concerning missing items or the status of your application. Your credentials will be carefully considered and you will be notified of departmental action on your application as soon as a decision is made.