M.Ed. Admission Requirements

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) is intended for current classroom teachers already in the workforce who desire professional advancement, as well as recent graduates seeking advanced knowledge and further academic preparation prior to entering the workforce. The M.Ed. has 12 hours of core courses, with an 18 hour emphasis in either Curriculum and Instruction or English. Candidates may select the emphasis area which will best fit their educational goals. Students seeking admission to the M.Ed. program must adhere to the following requirements:


1. Complete and submit all admission requirements for Graduate Studies to the Office of Graduate Studies by published deadlines.

2. Copy of valid teaching license or proof of eligibility for valid teaching license (ETS Praxis Content Scores).

3. Provide three professional letters of recommendation.

4. Submit a letter of support from current or most recent supervisor.

5. The M.Ed. program requires a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 in all prior coursework are required to complete the GRE for admission consideration. Graduate exam scores must be less than five years old at time of application.

6. A student failing to meet one or more of the standards required for admission as a regular student may be eligible for provisional admission, if space in the program is available. Students who fail to make progress under provisional admission must withdraw from the program.


View the degree plan for the Master of Education.


For more information please contact us at graduate-studies@uafs.edu.