Admission to the Doctoral Program
Steps for Admission
Applicants must complete all requirements for admission to the Graduate School and must be accepted into the Graduate School and a doctoral program before enrolling in doctoral-level courses. International students must meet all requirements set forth by the International Student Office. Also, international students must observe an earlier deadline to facilitate extra processing.
For domestic students, deadlines for completing all steps are:
For international students, deadlines for completing all steps and submitting educational documents to the International Student Office are:
Failure to meet these deadline will preclude enrollment in doctoral-level courses (8000-level courses). Students must be admitted before being eligible for federal financial aid.
Step 1: Apply to the Doctoral Program
Applicants for doctoral study must file an application for admission (see the WTAMU website, wtamu.edu) and submit an official transcript for each institution attended. Students must be eligible for readmission at the last school attended.
Step 2: Submit Three Letters of Recommendation
All doctoral applicants must submit three letters of recommendation to the Graduate School. Letters may be mailed, emailed, or faxed. Send letters to:
Karen McKaskle, Graduate Admissions Coordinator