Admission To The M.Ed. In Language and Literacy
Entrance Criteria for Full Admission to the M.Ed. in Language and Literacy
Applications will be accepted and reviewed semi-annually. Deadlines for applications are October 1st for spring semesters and March 1st for summer and fall semesters.
Application to Graduate School.
Official transcripts showing Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Two positive letters of recommendation, preferably from former instructors, or past or present employers.
Letter of Intent which serves as a statement of the student's long-term professional goals related to the master's program course of study.
Satisfactory Graduate Record Examination or Miller Analogies Test scores:
Preferred score of 380+
Verbal: preferred score of 450+
Quantitative: preferred score of 400+
Total: preferred score of 850+
Only GRE and Miller Analogies Test scores will be considered in applying to the Language & Literacy Program; no other standardized test scores will be considered as a substitute.
Criteria for full admission to the Program in Language & Literacy are stated below; additional requirements set forth by the College of Education must also be fulfilled.
Special Consideration by Letter of Petition Procedure
Students who wish to seek full admission to the Language & Literacy Program, but who have not fulfilled entrance criteria for full admission may submit a Letter of Petition to the Language & Literacy Program Coordinator. The Letter of Petition should specify in detail those special circumstances the student feels should be considered in his/her particular instance. Upon receipt of the Letter of Petition, the Language & Literacy Program faculty will consider said petition. Results of this consideration will be reported to the student by letter.