Admission - MA in Special Education (Gifted and Talented Certification)

Admission to the MA program requires the following:

  • Alabama Class B teacher certification or equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 3.0 average for the last 60 hours of a degree program, or a 3.0 or higher in completed graduate degree program
  • Minimum score of 300 on the GRE or 50th percentile on the MAT

A completed application package includes official transcripts from all institutions attended, three letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, official test scores, and a Graduate School application.

 

Admission to the certification only program requires the following:

  • Alabama Class A teacher certification or equivalent
  • Master's degree in education
  • 3.0 or higher in completed graduate degree program

Apply as a non-degree distance learning student and indicate 'Class A Gifted Certification Only' as the specialty area. A transcript evaluation is required before admission. A completed application includes official transcripts from all institutions attended, three letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, and a Graduate School (non-degree) application.

Students are admitted every semester for both programs.

How do I apply?