We are now accepting applications for our 2017/18 term.

Review of complete applications begins after February 1st each year and continues through mid-May and/or until the cohort is full. The PhD program admits a cohort of 25-30 students each year, with the academic term beginning July 1 and ending on June 30.

A master’s or other graduate degree issued from an institution recognized by an accrediting body that has been approved by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and five years of relevant professional experience are minimum eligibility requirements. In addition, selection for admission will depend upon such characteristics as capacity for self-directed learning, evidence of strong academic skills and conceptual abilities, and an interest in interdisciplinary study and applied research. Applicants must demonstrate a strong potential for individual and professional growth, evidence of leadership and aspiration to lead, and an interest in being a socially engaged professional.

The application for the program is straightforward and requires the submission of the following items:

  • Application form
  • Admissions essay
  • Three recommender forms
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Research oriented writing sample
  • Application fee

Download Application (PDF)

Application material can be submitted directly via email.
Please send information to:

Application material alternately can be submitted in hard copy form to:
PhD in Leadership and Change
Antioch University
900 Dayton St.
Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Please note: All materials submitted for application to the PhD program become the property of the PhD program.

Contact 937-769-1341 or toll-free 1-877-800-9466 or with questions.