Educational Specialist Admission
This graduate program begins once a year in Spring (January). To ensure adequate review time, it is recommended that all application materials are submitted by the final application date. This program is in high demand due to a limited number of spots offered each Spring. We recommend that you begin the process as early as possible to obtain your application decision early. Your file will not reviewed until all application materials are received by the Office of Graduate Admission.
Required Educational Specialist Application Materials
- Application for Admission
- $50 application fee
- Master’s Degree from a Regionally Accredited Institution (3.4 GPA)
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Applicant Statement
- Three letters of recommendation; one of the forms must be completed by the applicant's current principal/supervisor
Application materials should be sent to Stetson University:
Stetson University Office of Graduate Admissions
421 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, Florida 32723
Email: [email protected]
To ensure adequate review, it is recommended that all application materials are submitted by the final application date stated above. Application decisions will not be made until all application materials are received.
- Deadline to complete application: December 1, 2022
- Deadline to submit intent to enroll: December 9, 2022
The following additional requirements apply to international applicants:
Submit your transcripts
Official transcripts from your undergraduate degree are required. Transfer students are required to submit transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended as well as a listing of courses in progress that includes course names, course numbers and numbers of credit hours.
If the grading and evaluation system used by your education system differ from those used by the United States education system, you must provide official translation and a course-by-course evaluation of undergraduate/graduate degree studies. Please use one of the following evaluation services for your course-by-course evaluation:
World Educational Services
22 Prince St.
New York, NY 10012
Josef Silny & Associates
7101 SW 102 Ave.
Miami, FL 33173
Take an English proficiency test
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 scored of 90 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.
Submit immigration forms
Upon admission, WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning will assist students in obtaining a student visa. To issue the U.S. Immigration Form I-20 "Certificate of Eligibility," the department must have on file acceptable documentation and evidence showing that the admitted student has funds to pay for the first year of study at Stetson University. The student should keep a copy of this financial documentation as he/she will need to present it at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate as part of the visa application procedure. Please contact the department at 386-822-8165 or [email protected] with questions regarding this step.
Please send all necessary documentation to WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning at:
- Department of International Learning
421 North Woodland Boulevard
DeLand, Florida 32723