Graduate Admissions Guide

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Graduate Requirements

What’s Required?

  • An application for admission to Purdue University Northwest as a non-degree-seeking graduate student. In the online application, leave the “Area of Interest” field blank and select “Teacher License” in the “Degree Objective” field.
  • Official transcript: You will need to provide official copies of transcripts from every university/college attended to date. If you upload the transcript, it is not an official transcript.  For more information on official transcripts, please see the Graduate Studies Office Transcript Page.
  • Copy of your teaching license (if applicable)
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA in previous coursework
  • Successful completion of the basic skills assessment OR a master’s degree
  • Interview
    • For fall admission, interviews occur in  March.
    • For spring admission, interviews occur in October.

What’s Required?

  • An application for admission to Purdue University Northwest as a degree-seeking graduate student.
  • You will need to provide official copies of transcripts from every university/college attended to date. If you upload the transcript, it is not an official transcript.  For more information on official transcripts, please see the Graduate Studies Office Transcript Page.
  • Copy of your teaching license (if applicable)
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA in previous coursework
  • Successful completion of the basic skills assessment
  • Three recommendation letters. Appropriate sources for recommendations include professors familiar with your work or people in a supervisory role, such as administrators, program coordinators, mentor teachers and supervising teachers.
  • Interview
      • For fall admission, interviews occur in  March.
      • For spring admission, interviews occur in October.

What’s Required?

  • An application for admission to Purdue University Northwest as a non-degree seeking graduate student. In the online application, leave the “Area of Interest” field blank and select “Teacher License” in the “Degree Objective” field.
  • Submit a T2T Application through the School of Education and Counseling’s online portal. As part of the T2T Application, you will be required to upload a Statement of Teaching and Learning Philosophy.
  • Meet testing requirements
    • Basic skills competency (i.e., GRE, CASA, ACT or SAT scores)
    • Core content area assessment for which licensure is being sought
  • You will need to provide official copies of transcripts from every university/college attended to date. If you upload the transcript, it is not an official transcript. For more information on official transcripts, please see the Graduate Studies Office Transcript Page.
  • Interview
    • For fall admission, interviews occur in  March.
    • ForsSpring admission, interviews occur in October.

What’s Required?

  1. You will need to provide official copies of transcripts from every university/college attended to date. If you upload the transcript, it is not an official transcript. For more information on official transcripts, please see the Graduate Studies Office Transcript Page.
  2. Three recommendation letters. Appropriate sources for recommendations include professors familiar with your work or people in a supervisory role, such as administrators, program coordinators, mentor teachers, and supervising teachers.
  3. Admissions supplement. This document provides information on why you are pursuing the license and/or degree. This document will replace the “Statement of Purpose” listed in the application. Please be sure to complete the entire supplement, including the grid. The supplement can be found here: Admissions Supplement

GRE scores are only required if you are an international student.

Application Deadlines:

For Spring 2021 admission: October 16th, 2020

For Fall 2021 admission: March 13th, 2021