Application Requirements

Application Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose: depending on the program, may take the form of Letter of Intent, Personal Statement, or Professional Autobiography.
  • Resume
  • 2 College of Education Recommendation Forms
  • College of Education Self-Evaluation Form
  • Transcript(s)
  • $55 Application Fee

International Students

Please see our International Students page for information about admission requirements.

Program Forms and Requirements

ProgramsGRE (Code 4695)  
MAT (Code 2287)
Additional Forms and ProceduresAdditional Requirements
Educational Leadership (EdD) Waived if graduate GPA is 3.25 or higher
  • Group interview
  • Academic writing sample
  • TOEFL waived if graduate GPA is 3.25 or higher
School Psychology Waived if graduate GPA is 3.25 or higher
  • Group interview
  • Minimum GPA
Educational Administration Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher
  • Interview with an on-site writing skills sample
  • Copy of valid Washington State Teacher Certificate (for Principal program)
  • Statement of purpose not required
Special Education Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher
  • Copy of valid Washington State Teacher Certificate
  • One year of full-time teaching experience at K-12 level
Adult Education and Training Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher    
School Counseling Required only for applicants from non-graded bachelor's degree programs
  • Group interview
  • Minimum GPA
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Required only for applicants from non-graded bachelor's degree programs
  • Group interview
  • Minimum GPA
Educating Non-Native English Speakers Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher
  • Copy of valid Washington State Teacher Certification
 
Student Development Administration Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher  
  • Graduate Assistantship applicants must submit cover letter
Teacher Education (MIT), including MIT with Special Education Endorsement Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher
  • Onsite writing sample
  • Group interview
  • WEST-B Basic Skills Test
  • WEST-E/NES Endorsement Test
  • ACTFL Test
  • Appropriate Endorsement Verification Form(s)
  • Experience with school-age students
  • Resume not required
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Waived if GPA is 3.0 or higher  
  • Resume not required
  • Statement of purpose not required