Education Major

Admission Requirements and Procedures


Degree-seeking Candidates
Applicants must:
  - Have an initial teaching license.
  - Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and above.
  - Complete the entire application form on-line. By applying on-line, the $25.00 application fee is waived.
  - Submit an official college transcript(s). If you are a Defiance College graduate, a transcript will be obtained by the Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Development.
  - Submit a copy of valid teaching credentials/licenses.
  - Submit two letters of recommendation, including one from your immediate supervisor. The letters must attest to academic competence and to your ability to work with people and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and social skills.
  - Submit a Goal Statement outlining the purpose for pursuing a Graduate degree in Education. The statement should be at least two typed, double-spaced pages, and represent your best writing skills. A rubric for evaluating the goal statement can be found here.


Non-Degree-seeking Candidates
Applicants must:
  - Have an initial teaching license.
  - Complete the entire application form on-line. By applying on-line, the $25.00 application fee is waived.
  - Submit an official college transcript(s). If you are a Defiance College graduate, a transcript will be obtained for you.