Admission Requirements & Deadlines

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university**
  • An overall minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 based on the last 60 units of total undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study
  • Maryland teaching certification, eligibility for teaching certification or permission of the program director
  • Official transcripts for undergraduate and graduate course work
  • A 400-600 word Statement of Purpose Essay describing the student’s professional goals for advanced graduate study and proposed individualized area of focus
  • Current résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation that describe the candidate’s professional experience and academic work (Email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application)
  • Completed Graduate Application

NOTE: This master’s degree program is not accompanied by automatic state certification. Non-certified applicants should contact the director or their adviser prior to enrolling in course work.

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions.

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.