Human Resource Development PhD Recommendation Letter Guidelines

Ph.D. in HRD FAQ's: Recommendation Letter Guidelines

UT Tyler Soules College of Business

  • Length of letter: 1- 1 ½ pages
  • Address letter to the Program Coordinator or Department Chair.
  • Indicate your relationship to the applicant and how long you’ve known him/her.
  • Declare which program the applicant is applying to, and indicate whether or not you recommend him/her.
  • Describe the applicant's academic or professional strengths (or weaknesses) and why you think he/she does (or does not) qualify for the program. Examples include but are not limited to the following: Critical Thinking Ability, Desire to Learn, Organizational Skills, and Social Skills.
  • Address:
    The University of Texas at Tyler
    ATTN: <Name of Program Coordinator or Department Chair>
    3900 University Blvd.
    Tyler, TX 75799

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