Ph.D. Admissions

We accept applications on a rolling admissions basis between 15 November and 15 February. The faculty will review only completed applications.

  • Minimum 650 GMAT score or GRE equivalent score
  • Minimum 3.2 undergraduate GPA, 3.4 GPA graduate (U.S. scaled GPA)
  • Completed online application
  • Resume
    • Current resume showing your work history and any professional certifications
  • Statement of purpose
    • 2-3 pages that describe your career plans, your research interests, why you desire to attend UMKC’s Bloch School, and why you want to obtain the PhD
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
    • Former faculty preferred

PhD applicants must send test scores and all final official transcripts to the UMKC Office of Admissions.

PhD applicants must email their resume, statement of purpose and direct all (3) letters of recommendation to

Dr. Brian Anderson, Ph.D. Program Director,

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