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M.Ed. Admission Criteria
The Lake Erie College Master of Education Program is designed to address the needs of teachers in today's schools. Teachers are exposed to contemporary political, societal and public issues that impact classroom practices and procedures.


Admission Criteria

Admission to a graduate program is determined on the basis of demonstrated professionalism, intellectual capability for successful completion of the program and potential for leadership. Students can be admitted to and begin a graduate program during the Spring/January semester, the Summer/May session, or the Fall/August semester. The Office of Admissions processes applications to graduate education programs.

Masters in Education Specific Admissions Criteria:

  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale*

    * A satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination is required for all applicants with less than a 2.75 grade point average in their undergraduate work. A verbal score of 440 and quantitative score of 500 is required. 

  • Hold or be eligible for an initial or four-year resident educator license issued by the state Department of Education.

To apply to the M.Ed. program:

  • Return the completed Graduate application to the Admissions Office with a $30 non-refundable application fee. The application fee is waived if the application is completed online.
  • Submit official transcripts from the student's undergraduate degree-granting institution and transcripts for any graduate work previously completed. An official transcript is one that is sent directly to the Admissions Office from another institution.
  • Submit a professional resume.
  • Submit the names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references who can speak to your educational work and experience
  • Complete the essay question provided.
  • Arrange an interview with the dean of education or the dean's designee

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