Graduate Application Requirements - Education

Graduate Application Requirements - Education

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Application Deadlines

  • For the Spring semester (Starts January) - December 10
  • For the Summer semester (Starts May) - April 10
  • For the Fall semester (Starts late August) - August 10

Program Specific Requirements

In addition to your completed application, personal statement, application fee, and official transcripts, you need to fulfill the following requirements.

Applicants to the Childhood Education Program:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A major or major equivalent in an appropriate
    liberal arts area
  • The MAT (Miller Analogies Test) is required for all applicants. Utica College administers the MAT through the Graduate Admissions Office. Please contact us to make an appointment at (315) 792-3010.
Additional requirements, which may be satisfied at the graduate or undergraduate level:
  • 6 credits in each of the following areas:
    English, science, math, history; and
  • One year of college level study in a language other than English; and
  • One course in the fine arts.

Applicants to the Childhood and Special Education Program:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A major or major equivalent in an appropriate
    liberal arts area
  • The MAT (Miller Analogies Test) is required for all applicants. Utica College administers the MAT through the Graduate Admissions Office. Please contact us to make an appointment at (315) 792-3010.
Additional requirements, which may be satisfied at the graduate or undergraduate level:
  • 6 credits in each of the following areas:
    English, science, math, history; and
  • One year of college level study in a language other than English
  • One course in the fine arts

Applicants to Adolescence Education, and Adolescence and Special Education Programs: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited
    institution
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A major or major equivalent in the subject area
    in which they wish to teach
  • The MAT (Miller Analogies Test) is required for all applicants. Utica College administers the MAT through the Graduate Admissions Office. Please contact us to make an appointment at (315) 792-3010.
Additional requirements, which may be satisfied at
the graduate or undergraduate level:
  • One year of college level study in a language other than English

Applicants to the Special Education Teacher Certification Program and Leadership and Instruction for Inclusive Classrooms Program:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • The MAT (Miller Analogies Test) is required for all applicants. Utica College administers the MAT through the Graduate Admissions Office. Please contact us to make an appointment at (315) 792-3010.
Applicants to the Health and Physical Education MS program:

Please note that you must be a Utica College undergraduate student to enter this program.

Internal transfers within the Education department:

Students who are enrolled in the education department and who wish to leave one education program and matriculate into another, must complete the appropriate application forms and must meet all admissions requirements for the new program. Candidates will be reviewed on the same basis as any new applicant to the College. When a candidate is admitted into a new program within the education department, Utica College courses that were completed as part of the old program will automatically transfer to the new program. When calculating cumulative GPA all courses taken at Utica College will apply.

 

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John Rowe, M.A.

Director
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jrowe@utica.edu
(315) 792-3010

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