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Doctoral Admissions

Admission Eligibility
Those interested in applying for admission must meet the following:
  • Completed Master's degree
  • Documented evidence of strong academic achievement and scholarship ability
  • Interest in leadership role and commitment to education

Admission Process
Applicants must apply to 1) Texas A&M University-Texarkana and 2) Complete Admissions Checklist.  Please contact susan.gleason@tamut.edu or call (903) 223-3129 if you have questions about the admissions process.
  1. University application (Cohort 4 Application not available until January 2021) To apply to A&M-Texarkana, go to Office of Graduate Studies website. Click on link, "Apply". Complete application as "Graduate- Doctoral Program". There is $30 processing fee/$50 for non-residents. If wanting to take cognate courses, complete application as "Graduate, Non-degree seeking student" - this will allow you start cognate courses early. We will change your major to doctoral program later. 
  2. Required Admissions items, Due Aug. 31, 2021:
Check when Completed Doctoral Program Admission Items
  1. Upload the following documents to university application:A. Letter of interest (500 word min.) indicating how applicants plans to use doctoral degree to improve education and meet career objectives.B. Curriculum vitae/resume including demonstrated experience in an educational environment (public or private schools, private sector, higher education, state or federal agencies).
  2. Complete Federal Student Aid (FASFA) upon submitting application to university. 
  3. Submit official scores for one of the following exams (<5 years). 

4. Have all official transcripts from higher education institutions attended by applicant sent to:

Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Office of Admissions
7101 University Avenue
Texarkana, TX 75503

  5. If international student, submit official TOEFL scores (within last 2 years) to university from TOEFL website.

6. Submit three completed recommendation forms. See reference form. At least one reference form should be from individual with a related terminal degree. Send forms to:

Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Office of Graduate Studies
7101 University Avenue
Texarkana, TX 75503

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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