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Admission Requirements

Master of Arts Instructional Technology & E-Learning

DOMESTIC STUDENTS:

Please complete the ‌Domestic Application for Graduate Admission including the non-refundable Application Fee and the following:‌

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of personal computer usage and applications is required. Experience with technology in the classroom is desirable, however, not required.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts from any college or university where college credit was earned
  • A copy of most recent teaching certificate. If you need to obtain a copy of your (current or expired) teaching certificate to submit with your application, you may retrieve a copy though the Michigan Department of Education Certification site.*

 

Submit completed DOMESTIC applications, transcripts and required materials to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-6096
(989) 964-2788 - fax
gradadm@svsu.edu

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

Please complete the International Application for Graduate Admissionincluding the non-refundable Application Fee and the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of personal computer usage and applications is required. Experience with technology in the classroom is desirable, however, not required.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts from any college or university where college credit was earned
  • A copy of most recent teaching certificate. If you need to obtain a copy of your (current or expired) teaching certificate to submit with your application, you may retrieve a copy though the Michigan Department of Education Certification site.*
  • A current résumé
  • A one-page statement of accomplishments and academic goals
  • Two letters of professional reference
  • A score of 550 (or 213 computer based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for applicants whose native language is not English or successful completion of SVSU’s English Language Program (ELP)
  • Evidence of Financial Support

 

Submit completed INTERNATIONAL applications, transcripts and required materials to:

International Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-6096
(989) 964-2788 - fax
intadmit@svsu.edu


*Applicants who have just completed a teacher preparation program at another institution and are in the process of being recommended for a teaching certificate must include a letter from the recommending institution in the application packet confirming the candidate has completed all requirements for certification and will be recommended for a teaching certificate.

Non-Teacher Certified Applicants interested in seeking admission to a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree Program must complete the Request for Admissions (31kB) form and submit to the appropriate department chair or faculty advisor for approval. If approval is granted, a photocopy of this document must be included in the application packet.

Please Note: A felony or misdemeanor conviction may affect a student's admission to SVSU College of Education's programs, ability to attain state certification or employment. Refer to SVSU Course Catalog for further details.