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