Master of Education (M.Ed.) Requirements
To be admitted to the M.Ed. Program, a student must submit the following:
completed Application for Admission and a non-refundable $50.00
official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate coursework
including an official transcript from a regionally accredited
institution of higher education indicating completion of a
baccalaureate degree with a minimum cumulative grade point-average
(GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 point scale.
transcripts, if applicable.
- A written statement of purpose indicating how the M.Ed. program would help the applicant meet personal and professional goals. The statement should be limited to 250 words.
letters of recommendation indicating the applicant’s potential for
success in the graduate program.
valid teaching license
approval from the Director of the Center for Teacher Excellence and
successful completion of foundation courses in educational
psychology, human growth and development, the exceptional person, and
- A current résumé
Conditional Admission Policy
applicant who has a cumulative GPA lower than 2.75 in his/her
undergraduate coursework may be considered for conditional admission
upon a recommendation from the Director of the Center for Teacher
Excellence. The applicant's conditional status will be reviewed
once he/she completes 6 semester hours of graduate coursework. An
applicant in conditional status who achieves a cumulative GPA of
3.00 or higher will be granted full admission.
applicant who does not possess a valid teaching license may also be
granted conditional admission. Once the applicant successfully
completes courses in educational psychology, human growth and
development, the exceptional person, and majority-minority
relations, his/her status will be reviewed, and he/she may be
granted full admission. These courses must be completed within two
semesters of conditional admission.
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.