Application Procedures


Please submit the following materials:

  • Application/Essays: Submit online
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate colleges and universities attended must be sent directly to Graduate Admissions
  • Copy of teaching certificate
  • Two letters of recommendation, specifically for entry into the Wilson College M.Ed., MET, ITS Certificate Only, MSE or MMCL Program, from educators or employers. One letter should be from applicant's current principal or supervisor

Non-degree students may enroll in any M.Ed, MSE, MET or MMCL course for which they have the necessary prerequisites with the approval of the Director of Graduate Education Programs.

A degree seeking student must be formally admitted to their Graduate Education Program by the end of their first semester.

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Entrance Requirements


Graduate Education Entrance Requirements

Certified PK-12 teachers will meet the entrance requirements as delineated below. Admission is competitive, and space is limited. - Interested students should apply early. Degree Program Admission is based on the following criteria:

  • Completion of the baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Submission of required application credentials  (see Application Procedures)
  • A current certification for eligibility to teach in grades PK-12 preferred but not required for MMCL but required for all other Graduate Education programs.

Transfer Credits
At the discretion of the program director, up to two successfully completed, applicable courses may be transferred into Graduation Education programs. For a course to be transferred to the degree program, a student must have earned a grade of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and the goals, outcomes and assessment results must be similar to that of the course being fulfilled through transfer credit.

Provisional Status
Provisional status allows a student to enroll in graduate classes in order to qualify for admission to the degree program. A student may be granted provisional status by the program director after a plan of action is developed which will assist the student to meet the entrance requirements of the program.

If a student is granted provisional status, the student must first satisfactorily complete the educational plan approved by the program director with a GPA of 3.0 or higher before being officially admitted to the program.




Graduation Requirements


Graduate Education Programs Graduation Requirements

The successful Graduate Education candidate will complete 10 course credits, which includes a Master’s Project, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Graduate course credit will be awarded only for earned grades of C or better.

An electronic portfolio of course materials is required at the completion at the M.Ed., MSE, or MET Program.  (Not required for ITS Certification only.)

All course work and degree requirements must be completed within six years of taking the first class in a Graduate Education Program. Appeals for extension of the six-year limit must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Graduate Education Programs.

* As the Graduate Education Program progresses, additional courses may be added to accommodate individual needs and interests.