Admission Requirements To apply for admission to the Doctorate of Public Administration graduate school degree program, please submit the following: Online application (no fee for U.S. residents). One- to two-page personal statement typewritten and double-spaced detailing: why you have chosen Hamline University how the degree program will help you meet your career goals which concentrations or policy areas interest you and why Professional résumé or curriculum vitae. Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate work. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit both the original and an official or a certified course by course English translation. The Hamline University School of Business reserves the right to require applicants to have their academic records evaluated by an academic credential evaluator. Three letters of recommendation written by people familiar with your academic and/or professional history and detailing your specific qualifications to pursue advanced study. Letters from family members are unacceptable. Writing sample of your academic or work-related writing typewritten, at least three pages in length, written in the last two years, and written solely by you. Applications for the Doctorate of Public Administration must be received before April 1, 2017 to ensure consideration for the Fall 2017 cohort. Apply Online Send remaining materials to:Office of Graduate AdmissionHamline University1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710Saint Paul, MN 55104 International Applicants For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University. Additional Requirements for International Students Questions? If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact Graduate Admission at 651-523-2900 or firstname.lastname@example.org.