College of Education, Health, and Human Services

Community Based Education (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Requirements
Students will be invited to participate in a group interview after their initial application materials have been received

Early Childhood Education (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required
Teaching certificate required for the Early Childhood Specialist concentration

Education (EdD)

Previous Degree Required
Master's degree with a 3.3 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE Required 

Other Experience Required
At least 3 years teaching experience or the equivalent experience working in a professional setting

Education (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required
Teaching certificate required if seeking concentration tied to additional endorsement

Education Specialist (EdS)

Previous Degree Required
Master's degree with a 3.3 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
Effective October 2016: None

Other Experience Required
At least 3 years teaching experience or the equivalent experience working in a professional setting

Educational Leadership (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required
Valid elementary or secondary teaching certificate

Educational Technology (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Health Information Technology (MS)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required

  • 1 course in microeconomics*
  • 1 course in macroeconomics*

*Courses may be taken concurrently, but prerequisites must be fulfilled during first year of study

Program Evaluation and Assessment (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Requirements
Students will be invited to participate in a group interview after their initial application materials have been received

Science Education (MS)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required
Teaching certificate if seeking a science endorsement

Special Education (MEd)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required
A valid teaching certificate is required for the Learning Disability and Emotional Impairments concentrations*

*The Specialist in Mild Disabilities concentration does not require a teaching certificate

Teaching (MA)

Undergraduate Degree Required
Bachelor's degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher

Standardized Test Scores
GRE not required

Other Experience Required
Passing scores on the MTTC Professional Readiness Exam*

*Applicants must have passing scores on the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Professional Readiness Exam to be considered for admission. The MTTC Subject Area Tests in the teaching major(s) and minor(s) are not required in order to apply.

Alternatively, applicants may use ACT scores in lieu of the Professional Readiness Exam (PRE) Reading and Math sections to be considered for admission. The applicant must have the following minimum scores in order to qualify: Reading - 22, Mathematics - 22.  The Writing ACT test cannot be used in place of the PRE Writing test for admission.  ACT Scores can not be older than 1989.