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Admission Requirements

  • General Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree from an approved institution and fulfillment of requirements for admission to the graduate program at Gannon University
    • Final, official transcripts from all colleges attended
    • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
    • A completed application for admission including three letters of recommendation
    • Evidence by previous academic record that the applicant has the general ability and preparation necessary to pursue graduate study successfully
    • A valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or II certificate
  • Required Areas of Concentration

    • 45 hours or 3 semester units of second language acquisition/ linguistics.
    • 90 hours of 6 semester units of methods of ESL, academic and literacy development, program implementation and assessment for English language learners.
    • 45 hours or 3 semester units or understanding cultural diversity in K-12 classrooms, multicultural education.