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HOW TO APPLY

Students interested in learning about ITEP are invited to attend Virtual Open House events offered 2-3 times each fall and spring semester.

To learn more about our next Virtual Open House, please email itep@american.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!

Admissions

ITEP program entrance semesters are Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Fall 2022 Dates are:
Priority and International Applicant Deadline: June 10
Final Deadline: July 8

Spring 2023 Dates are:
Priority: October 14th
Final: November 18th

Summer 2023 dates are:
Priority: February 24th
Final: March 24th

If you have any questions about the below application requirements or the program, please send an email to itep@american.edu.

Required

  • Online Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/ CV
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2 for MA (for partnership* applicants check requirement) and 1 for Certificate
  • Language Proficiency Scores or verification (for those whose native language is not English)
  • 6 months of International Study or Work Experience** (MA applicants only)

*About a third of our current students are returned Peace Corps Volunteers or taught overseas through the JET (Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program), Fulbright, Teach for America, or other partnership programs

 

**MA Candidates are required to have international experience in order to apply—generally at least a semester of international study or work, with a strong preference for candidates who have worked and taught professionally outside of a home-country.

 

Note: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not a requirement for admission.

Virtual Open Houses

We offer several Virtual Open Houses each term to offer prospective students an opportunity to meet faculty and ITEP leadership, learn about the MA and Graduate Certificate program, and ask any questions you may have. Check out the upcoming Virtual Open House Dates here.