Those seeking admission to the Graduate Teacher Education programs must apply through the University’s Admissions Office.
Students are accepted into the Graduate Teacher Education Program with specializations in Reading Specialist and Special Education only if they meet the following criteria:
- Completion of a state or nationally accredited undergraduate teacher education program, posting a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. , and having a valid teaching certificate.
- Demonstration of an interest in and commitment to becoming educational leaders; for example, by participation in curricular, co-curricular, extracurricular and/or volunteer activities with children.
The graduate education program allows students to transfer up to twelve credits from other accredited graduate programs. All requests for credit transfers must be reviewed and approved by the Chair of the Teacher Education Program.