Additional Departmental Requirements

Degree Program Additional Application Requirements

Listed here are additional materials required for your degree program. If your degree program is not listed here, you need only submit general application requirements

Biology M.S. - thesis option

  • Identification of faculty advisor. Please visit the Biology department faculty research page for contact information and research interests

Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272

Language and Learning M.A.

  • A graduate-level 800-1,200 word essay in English which addresses the following question: "Describe your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Language and Learning and support your rationale with specific information pertinent to your desired degree."
     
  • An intermediate-level 800-1,200 word essay in a language other than English (LOTE). Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program without the LOTE essay. 

Literacy Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; the minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections is 272

Math Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; the minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections is 272

Music Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; the minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections is 272

Music Performance M.M.

Music Theory/Composition

Speech-Language Pathology M.S.

  • GRE scores

TESOL M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status (
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272
  • A graduate-level 800-1,200 word essay in English which addresses the following question: "Describe your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Language and Learning and support your rationale with specific information pertinent to your desired degree."
  • An intermediate-level 800-1,200 word essay in a language other than English (LOTE). Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program without the LOTE essay. 

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