General Requirements for Full Admission (Mater's Program)
- Completed application including applicant's statement of purpose and goals
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with appropriate credits in related disciplines and/or professional education courses as indicated by transcripts.
- Undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.00 (B) or higher.
- Acceptable and recent score on the Miller Analogies Test or Graduate Record Examination.
- Two recent professional recommendations for graduate study.
- Florida Teacher's Certification or eligibility for certification if enrolling in a state-approved certification program, as determined by specific programs.
- Successful completion of the CLAST/General Knowledge/PPST Test or 1000 combined score on the GRE if enrolling in a state approved certification program.
- Other requirements for full admission may vary by program.
- Provisional acceptance may vary by program.
- For teacher certification programs, if the undergraduate cumulative grade point average is between a 2.5 and a 2.9, the student may be admitted provisionally. Full acceptance into a graduate teacher certification program is contingent upon a minimum GPA of 3.0 in graduate studies during the provisional admission period.
- Applicants who have been provisionally accepted must complete all outstanding admission requirements before they will be permitted to register beyond the credit limit. The limit is 9 credits for all programs except HRDA, Elementary Education/ESOL, and ESE, for which the limit is 12 credits; and 6 credits for Elementary Education.
Admission to Class
- Applicants who have not completed the application process may be permitted to take up to 9 graduate credits on the basis of a signed application and proof of a bachelor's degree (copy of diploma or transcript) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
- The limit is 12 credits for HRDA, ESE, and Elementary Education/ESOL; and 6 credits for Elementary Education. Any of the courses taken under Temporary Status may be applied to a degree program with advisor's approval, only after the student is fully accepted and only if he/she applies to a particular program within the limited number of hours.
Students under this status will not be allowed to register for courses beyond the credit limit.
Students may not matriculate into a program beyond that credit limit.
Non-Degree and Guest Students
The normal limit is 9-12 credits, as above. Exceptions will be considered by the Dean's office.
Any of the courses listed at the end of the Adrian Dominican School of Education section may be taken for recertification.