Lakeland University Admission Requirements

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Lakeland University courses are held one night a week, allowing graduate students to choose their own pace without giving up other important aspects of their lives. Lakeland’s M.Ed. faculty is a mix of our own talented education professors and respected educators and administrators from surrounding districts.

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Program Details

Lakeland University offers on-site, classroom, and online instruction, providing graduate students opportunities to blend learning options suited to their active lives. Teachers and school administrators will receive timely and useful instruction and tools that translate directly into better education for students.

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Master of Education (M.Ed.) Requirements

To be admitted to the M.Ed. Program, a student must submit the following:

  • An application for admission and a $50 application fee.
  • All previous official transcripts, including those indicating the completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • A photocopy of a valid teaching license or consent of the Director of the M.Ed. program. Approval requires completion of foundation courses in educational psychology, human growth and development, the exceptional person and majority-minority relations
  • Two letters of recommendation indicating the student's potential for success in the graduate education program.
  • International students must also submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. The minimum TOEFL score for graduate admission is 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test, and 80 for the internet-based test.

Admitted students may transfer up to nine graduate semester hours relevant to the M.Ed. program with approval from the M.Ed. program director. Transfer courses must have been taken within 10 years prior to application to the graduate program.

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