Admission Requirements

  • General Requirements

    • A completed graduate application for admission
    • A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally  accredited college or university  with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • Three letters of recommendation from college professors, principals, or other qualified educators
    • PA Instructional I or II certification
    • International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English as indicated by a rating of “superior” on the OPI
  • Required Areas of Concentration

    • Second Language Acquisition/Linguistics
    • Methods of ESL, Academic and Literacy Development, Program Implementation, and Assessment for English language learners
    • Understanding Cultural Diversity in K-12 Classrooms, Multicultural Education