Admission to a program of study requires evidence of the applicant's ability to pursue graduate study and to complete the requirements for the specific degree program. An applicant may take up to six hours while seeking admission. To seek admission to a graduate program, a candidate must have an acceptable baccalaureate degree.
The following are required materials for admission:
- Application for Admission or print out the application and send it to the Office of Graduate Admission
- Application fee ($30.00, made payable to Stetson University)
- Medical Statement
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Three letters of recommendation; one of the forms must be completed by the applicant's current principal
- Copy of professional teaching certificate. Applicants that are not fully certified teachers must submit passing scores on the General Knowledge test. Additional coursework may also be required.
- One of the following:
- An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in upper division courses
- A master's degree from an accredited university
- 12 or more credits of post-baccalaureate work at the 300 level or above with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. If the cumulative GPA is below 3.0, the applicant must have a composite verbal and quantitative score of at least 1000 on the G.R.E. or a score of 410 on the M.A.T.
All applicants for admission whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit a combined scored of 550 or better on the paper-based test (new scoring of 213 or better) or 80 or better on the Internet-based test. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies for additional information; the office's contact information is at right.