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Master of Education Admissions

How to Apply to Master of Education Programs

We review applicants on a rolling admissions basis, and a decision will be provided only after all requirements have been met.

Master of Education Programs

To be considered for admission into the program, an applicant must:

1. Complete Application.

This application will include a personal written statement describing professional and personal goals for the program, your official copy of a North Carolina teaching license, and names of two references for letters of recommendations, one of which must come from the principal of the school in which you work. If you prefer, you may submit the personal statement after submitting your application.

2. Request Official Transcripts.

Upload and submit transcripts from any/all undergraduate and graduate accredited institutions you have attended, showing a minimum 2.7 GPA or better on a 4.00 scale on all post-secondary coursework (minimum 2.50 GPA will be considered with official, passing GRE scores of 150 Verbal and 150 Quantitative).

3. Additional Materials.

For current teachers seeking graduate certificate with license option:

  • Submit two letters of professional recommendation, one from principal
  • Submit a copy of a valid, non- provisional, non- expired NC teaching license

For non-licensure option:

  • Submit two letters of professional recommendation from direct supervisors

Reach Out

We’re here to help! Contact us to learn more about the program or the application process.
(graduateadmissions@queens.edu, 704-337-2580).

Interested? Attend an Online Information Session

Program Cost

Learn program expenses on the Graduate Tuition page.

International Students

International students applying to a graduate program must meet all academics requirements as well as any additional requirements as outlined by the individual program. If transferring credit from a college or university outside the US, you must submit a course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services (WES, www.wes.org). Queens accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in place of the SAT. A minimum score of 550 (written test), 213 (electronic test), or 79 (internet based test) on the TOEFL is required for admission. A minimum composite score of 6.5 on the IELTS is required for admission. Also, in lieu of the TOEFL, Queens will accept successful completion (level 12) of the ELS Language Centers English language program.

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