Admission Information

You can initiate your application online by visiting the Graduate Online Application website.


  • A distinguished undergraduate transcript, with a minimum overall GPA of 3.00. (If your GPA is lower, you can be considered for admission provisional on satisfactory grades in your first semester.) Copies of transcripts are required from all colleges attended.
  • Evidence of satisfactory grades in major discipline.
  • Three positive and informed letters of recommendation submitted by persons who are knowledgeable about your potential success both as a graduate student and as a teacher. One letter should be from someone who has been your instructor in a college course. At least one of these letters should be from a person who serves, or has served, in a supervisory capacity to you.
  • Submission of Graduate Record Examination (GRE), MTEL Communication and Literacy, or Millers Analogy scores (optional for U.S. residents; required for international applicants).
  • A written statement demonstrating writing proficiency and addressing the following points:
    • Your specific goals;
    • Your experiences and values in your life that fit you to the LTET program and that prepare you to meet the basic goal of the College of Education and Human Development that its graduates are caring, principled, and respectful educators committed to change for social justice; and
    • Your philosophy of education, and thoughts about contemporary schools and current issues in education. (This statement replaces the “statement of interests and intent” referred to in the Graduate Admissions Application instructions.)