Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Foundations of Special Education (Graduate Certificate)

Application Deadlines

Spring Summer Fall

Priority Deadline: Nov. 1

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Final Deadline: May 1

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Admission Criteria

  • No GRE scores are required.
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 is required for full admission to the program, and 2.75 is required for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study. See graduate admissions policies for more information.
  • Current teaching certificate (not in Special Education).
    • Note: Teachers certified in Special Education may be considered, if they only earned certification from Praxis II

Application Requirements 

Submit an online application, application fee and official transcripts, along with:

  • Copy of current teaching certificate 
  • Letter of Recommendation: One letter of recommendation from an instructor or supervisor familiar with your record, aptitude and potential for graduate work (email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application) are required.