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​​​Admission Requirements

  • ​Have a preferred minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on 4.0 scale or a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 in at least nine hours of graduate work. This includes classes from all institutions attended.
  • Complete a goal statement.

  • Supply three letters of recommendation.

  • Supply a copy of teaching certificate(s) or license(s) if applying for endorsement options.

  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution, with the possible exception of first-professional doctorate-degree holders, specifically when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., PharmD, etc.).

  • Submit an application form.

  • ​Submit official transcripts, which can be in the form of attested credentials from a University-recognized document verification agency, of all college-level work.
​Students whose native language is not English and who have not graduated from American universities must meet the previously listed admissions conditions, plus:
  1. A verified TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) minimum total score of 79 with 20 or better in speaking and 20 or better in writing or a verified international English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic score with a minimum overall band score of 7.0. Students not supplying a TOEFL or IELTS score are required to test in the Intensive English Language Program and, if necessary, complete coursework in English.
  2. Provide an affidavit of financial support (original) if not an American citizen or permanent resident.​

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