Skip to main content Top
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation, two letters from academic or professional sources addressing your capability to complete graduate-level work. Letters must contain the writer’s contact information and must explain the relationship to you. Letters can be collected via email through the online application process or may be emailed to admissions@prescott.edu directly by the recommender and from the recommender’s email address.
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcripts for all Post-Secondary Coursework Completed
  • Personal Statement/Academic Proposal: In one five to seven page paper (either APA or MLA format), articulate your extent of knowledge and preparation in your field as it relates to Sustainability Education; capacity for introspection, reflection and critical thinking; how your personal history has brought you to this point; as well as your readiness to conceive and carry out independent doctoral work in Sustainability Education.
    • Guiding Themes of Sustainability Education:
      • Discuss and describe Sustainability Education as an area of study, especially as it relates to your chosen area of research.
      • What events in your life have led you to want to earn a Ph.D. in Sustainability Education?
    • Merging Interests, Course of Study, and Readiness for Doctoral Work
      • What do you want to do that you haven't already done in relation to sustainability education that will support your future life and/or career goals?
      • What experiences do you have initiating and completing independent research and non-research projects?
      • What strengths could you offer to a cohort-structured program?
      • Create ideas for one or more Practica where you would provide service to a community and learn from the experience. Explore a preliminary idea for a Dissertation/Project.