Admission Information

PLEASE NOTE that the information below represents what we are seeking in a student, and does not represent the list of items required for application.  Applicants must submit all application requirements, documents and credentials as outlined by The Graduate School for this program. It is important that all applicants visit the Graduate School site in advance of the application deadline to ensure that all required materials are submitted on time.

Applications will be accepted from students with the following requirements:

  • Standard certification in K-8 with subject matter specialization or content area certification
  • An overall grade point average of 2.8 in undergraduate work
  • Evidence of success in education courses leading to initial certification, showing a 3.0 average in these courses
  • Submission of Graduate Record Examination scores
  • At least two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant's readiness for advanced study and abilities in working with children
  • A statement on goals for continued education
  • A program admissions interview