College of Graduate Studies

Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Admissions Requirements

Curriculum and Instruction, Ed.S.

SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION DEGREE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

An earned master's degree from an accredited institution is required for admission to the Ed.S. program. The student seeking admission should have had previous experience appropriate to the proposed areas of specialization.

NEW!!! FLIGHT PATH ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Students who have graduated with a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction may enroll in an Ed.S. degree program without additional MAT/GRE testing or recommendation letters for a period of three years after the degree has been received.  The students must have a minimum Master's GPA of 3.5 or higher.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. An overall quality point average of 3.5 earned in a master's degree program from an accredited institution.
  2. A score range of 388-395 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (raw score of 37 on tests taken prior to October 2004) or satisfactory scores on the GREĀ® General Test (GRE) as listed below:
    * Exceed 150 on Verbal Reasoning and score 138 or above on the Quantitative Reasoning AND a score of 4.0 or above is required on Analytical Writing
    OR
    *Exceed 141 on Quantitative Reasoning and score 143 or above on Verbal Reasoning AND a score of 4.0 or above is required on Analytical Writing.
  3. Three (3) letters of recommendation for graduate study from faculty members or other persons who have adequate knowledge of the applicant's professional qualities.
  4. International applicants must also meet the English Language Requirement by providing FLS Level 9 and test results on one (1) of the following:
    • TOEFL - minimum IBT of 71 (FLS not required with TOEFL)
    • IELTS - minimum score of 6.0
    • PTE Academic - minimum score of 48

A student may be admitted to provisional standing with an earned master's degree from an accredited institution with a 3.00 quality point average and a score range of 380-387 on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) (raw score of 31 on tests taken prior to October 2004) . To advance from provisional to full admission, a student must earn a minimum 3.5 QPA on the first nine (9) hours of graduate study including six (6) hours in the major area . More information on the Miller Analogies Test may be found at www.milleranalogies.com.