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Accepting Applications for the 2019-2020 Doctoral Scholars Program


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Applications for the 2019-2020 doctoral cohort are being accepted for our January 6, 2019 deadline.

The Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences (ITLS) at Utah State University invites applications for its doctoral scholars program.This program guarantees four years of full tuition and stipend support, coupled with engagement in research projects directed by outstanding faculty. The ITLS PhD program is nationally and internationally recognized for its research related to design and learning. It prepares scholars for positions in universities and research organizations.  Faculty areas of specialization include problem-centered instruction, gaming and mobile learning, learning through Making, STEM education, instructional and interface design, learning analytics, and engaging underserved populations through technology. For more detail about the research of individual faculty, please visit see our faculty page.

Please direct any inquiries about the program or admissions process to Dr. Andrew Walker, department head, by email at or by phone at (435) 797-2614. 

For more information about the ITLS Department, see the ITLS prospective students page or explore the ITLS website. Apply on the graduate school website: