Master of Education

Admissions Requirements

When all admission materials have been received, graduate faculty review each application for admission to the Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree programs. The following admission requirements must be met before the applicant’s file will be reviewed by faculty:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college/university.
  • Official transcripts from each U.S. regionally accredited institution attended. Added Endorsement and Principal Licensure applicants need only the degree-bearing transcript.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 from previously attended colleges/universities. (Added endorsement and Principal Licensure applicants: Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on degree bearing transcript with option of supplying additional coursework transcripts.).
  • Interview with Program Coordinator or other members of the department may be required.
  • Current resume.
  • Fingerprinting/Background Check – Initial licensure students only.

Non-Degree Seeking/Special Students

A student seeking admission as a non-degree seeking, special student must:

  • Submit the special student application and fee
  • Three years of work experience (preferred)
  • Submit unofficial transcripts from regionally accredited colleges or universities
  • Complete the Criminal Background Check
  • Meet all prerequisite requirements for registered courses

A maximum of 9 semester hours may be taken.

Non-degree seeking students who wish to become degree-seeking must meet all admission requirements for that degree. Courses taken by non-degree seeking students apply to degree requirements if the courses are appropriate for the selected degree.