Admission Requirements - Coastal Carolina University
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Admission Requirements M.Ed. Instructional Technology

Applicants for M.Ed. program admission must meet the following requirements:

  1. A completed application for graduate study at the University, payment of the application fee
  2. Official transcripts from each school or college previously attended (all prior undergraduate academic study must be represented as well as other graduate studies if such study has been completed). Emailed to graduate@coastal.edu
  3. At least two letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a supervisor in an educational setting.
  4. Official transcripts reflecting an undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (overall) OR, report of minimum scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (minimum score of 286 with no less than 146 on the verbal and 140 on the quantitative portions), OR, report of a minimum score (388) on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). Scores must be no more than five years old. Testing Center
  5. Evidence of teacher certification. (NOTE: For students seeking the instructional technology concentration only, certification requirements may be waived based on program review.
  • Application Deadlines
    The Office of Graduate Studies cannot guarantee that late applications will be considered for the intended semester. Applications must be postmarked by the following deadlines:
    • Fall Semester - July 1
    • Spring Semester - November 1
    • Summer I Session - May 1

Admission Requirements Ed.S. Instructional Technology

 

  1. A completed application for graduate study at the University, payment of the application fee
  2. Official transcripts from each school or college previously attended (all prior undergraduate academic study must be represented as well as other graduate studies if such study has been completed). Emailed to graduate@coastal.edu
  3. An earned Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  4. At least 6 credit hours of graduate coursework in Instructional Technology or related field completed within the past six years.*
  5. Two letters of recommendation one of which should be from a supervisor in a professional education or training unit.
  6. Submission of a written statement of educational and career goals explaining how the Ed.S. Instructional Technology degree will be leveraged to achieve those goals.

*Applicants who do not meet criteria #4 may be provisionally admitted but must complete two masters-level Instructional courses, one of which must be EDIT 604, before enrolling in the Ed.S. coursework.

  • Application Deadlines
    The Office of Graduate Studies cannot guarantee that late applications will be considered for the intended semester. Applications must be postmarked by the following deadlines:
    • Fall Semester - July 1
    • Spring Semester - November 1
    • Summer I Session - May 1

Application Deadlines
The Office of Graduate Studies admits non-degree students on a rolling basis. However, course registrations typically fill well in advance of each session. Prospective students are therefore encouraged to complete the non-degree application process early to ensure course availability.