Applying to the Special Education MA Program
Admission to the Program
University requirements for admission include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; 3.0 GPA in last 60 hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work; and for international students whose first language is not English, a TOEFL score of 600 (or 100 on the internet based test), a minimum score of 68 on the Pearson Test of English, or a minimum IELTS score of 7.
In addition to meeting the minimum university requirements for graduate study, applicants must earn a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record General Examination and submit two or more recommendation letters. To be admitted, students must earn a passing score on the Praxis Core as set by the District of Columbia.
The College of Arts and Sciences uses a rolling admissions process, though to be considered for a merit award, applications must be received by February 1.