Applicants are required to have earned at least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office and have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree.
A prospective student may apply at any time and should follow the general graduate application procedure for degree-seeking students (see Graduate Admission Regulations). Admission to the program is based on:
1. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
2. Letter of application including the following: a) a description of your career goals and professional interests and how the program will help you attain them, and b) an explanation of why you are choosing the program and why you will be a successful graduate student.
3. Contact information from two individuals who are in a position to speak knowledgeably of the applicant’s ability to work with individuals with diverse learning and behavior needs.
Deadline to apply to the Master of Teaching in Early and Special Education for summer admission:
March 1: Regular deadline
February 1: Priority deadline