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Graduate Education Admissions Requirements

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Master of Education or Non-Degree Seeking Candidate
The applicant must meet the following requirements to be eligible for enrollment in the program:
•  apply online or submit a paper application with the non-refundable application fee;
•  hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution;
•  submit official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities;
•  have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 for all course work or the last 60 hours of course work;
•  submit a copy of a valid South Carolina teaching certificate or out-of-state equivalent; and
•  submit three completed reference forms.

Master of Education in Administration and Supervision
The applicant must meet the following requirements to be eligible for enrollment in the program:
•  apply online or submit a paper application with the non-refundable application fee;
•  hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution;
•  submit official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities;
•  have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 for all course work or the last 60 hours of course work OR achieve a minimum score of 840 on the GRE or a minimum score of 389 on the MAT;
•  submit a copy of a valid South Carolina teaching certificate or out-of-state equivalent;
•  submit a letter from your District Office stating the number of years you have served as a teacher in the public school system. A minimum of one year is required; and
•  submit three completed reference forms, one of which must be from the applicant’s school administrator.

Master of Arts in Teaching: Elementary Education
The applicant must meet the following requirements to be eligible for consideration into the program:
•  apply online or submit a paper application with the non-refundable application fee;
•  hold a baccalaureate degree, in an area other than education, from a regionally accredited institution;
•  submit official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities;
•  have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 for all course work or the last 60 hours of course work; and
•  submit three completed reference forms, one of which must be from the applicant's current immediate job supervisor.



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