Admission to the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development master's-level programs is determined by the quality of the total application. Applicants must submit the materials listed below to the associate dean of graduate studies as a measure of their potential for success in graduate-level studies. The teaching certification requirement may be waived under special circumstances and with special considerations.
- A completed application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable application fee.
- Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
- A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in all undergraduate course work. Applicants with undergraduate GPAs less than 3.00 may be admitted to degree candidacy upon submission of other evidence of academic potential.
- A teaching certificate (for all school-related programs, except school psychology).
- An official report of scores on the Graduate Record Examination or the Miller Analogies Test, except C.G.S. candidates and C.A.G.S. in mental health counseling candidates.
- Three Candidate Reference Forms accompanied by three Letters of Recommendation.
- A Professional Goals Essay.
- A Performance-Based Evaluation.
- Teacher certification in elementary education, early childhood education, or an appropriate field. (The teaching certification requirement may be waived under special circumstances and with special considerations.)
- An interview may be required.