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 Requirements). Admission to the program is based on:
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.
A passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Mathematics Test #5733. Students can obtain information about this test from the Educational Testing Service (ets.org). The College of Education Office of Teacher Education can provide additional information, including current passing scores.
Two letters of recommendation from professionals who can speak of the knowledgeably of the applicant’s ability to work with young children with diverse learning and behavior needs and their families.