Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning - Admission Requirements

The RODP Master of Education (M.Ed) degree provides advanced professional preparation in the area of reading and language arts for practicing teachers. All participants must be fully licensed teachers who are currently teaching in classrooms. The program bases course content and learning experiences on the student’s work as a classroom teacher and will include assignments that teachers will carry out in their own classrooms.

Admission Requirements

  1. An overall undergraduate quality point average of 2.5 upon completion of a baccalaureate degree program.
  2. Official transcripts from all previously-attended colleges and/or universities
  3. Three letters of recommendation for graduate study from faculty members or other persons who have adequate knowledge of the applicant’s professional qualities or potential for success as a graduate student.
  4. Letter from employer verifying your current status as a classroom teacher.
  5. A score range of 380-387 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (raw score of 31 on tests taken prior to October 2004) or a score of 900 on the verbal and quantitative portions of the General Record Examination (GRE) along with a 4.0 score on the analytical writing portion.

Students with a 2.25 quality point average or with a raw score of 27 on the MAT or with a score range of 372-379 on the MAT (raw score of 27 on tests taken prior to October 2004) or with successful completion of the GRE (900 total on verbal/quantitative and 4.0 on analytical writing) may be admitted with provisional standing. To advance from provision to full admission, a student must earn a minimum 3.0 QPA on the first nine hours of graduate credit including six hours in the major and achieve a score range of 372-379 on the MAT (raw score of 27 on tests taken prior to October 2004) or a score of 900 on the verbal and quantitative portions and a score of 4.0 on the analytical writing portion of the GRE.

For more information, visit the RODP site.

Department Links
Apply Now