M.Ed. Application Procedures
- The application form (available on line) and official undergraduate transcripts (from the granting institution) must be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
- Official GRE scores (sent by the testing center) are sent directly to the Office of Admissions. See GRE requirements for students applying to the program after August, 2011 below.
- Additional documentation is required by the outdoor education program and should be sent by email attachment (pdf) directly to the office of admissions and firstname.lastname@example.org. See documents required by outdoor education below.
- Potential graduate students may complete the in-person or phone interview as soon as documentation required by the outdoor education program is received.
- The decision to grant regular admission is not made until all documentation is received and assessed.
- Potential graduate students seeking to be considered for a graduate assistantship must be granted regular admission. Students are advised to complete the application form available at gcsu.edu (graduate admissions) and submit it directly to the outdoor education program by email attachment of regular mail service. Decisions about graduate assistantship are made on an ongoing basis based on credentials, career goals, and program-area needs.
Outdoor Education Requirements: The professional graduate program in the outdoor education program is committed to excellence. In order to serve our profession and our students, we ask that students submit the following documents.
- Letter of application explaining how the how the program of study meets your career goals and your teaching/professional philosophy;
- Current resume; copies of any relevant, current training certificates or certification cards;
- Two (2) letters of reference (original signature of the referee);
- Participate in an in-person or phone interview.
GRE Information for applications after August 1, 2011
- GRE score verbal + quantitative: 35 pts
- Upper division GPA (minimum 2.75): 10 pts
- Letter of application indicating why you have chosen a career in outdoor education administration, your teaching/professional philosophy, and how the program of study meets your career goals: 15 pts
- Current resume; copies of any relevant, current training certificates or certification cards: 15 pts
- 2 letters of reference signed by the referee: 10 pts
- In-person or telephone interview: 15 pts
- A minimum combined score of 68 pts must be achieved for provisional admission