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Master of Education with a Concentration in Early Childhood & Elementary Education

Overview of Admissions Criteria

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Admissions Requirements:

  1. ASU offers certification and non-certification options for both concentrations in the Master of Education program.To be considered for graduate admission into the online M.Ed. program at Alabama State University, you must hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  2. The following supplemental documentation is all required:
    • Copy of Alabama Class B teaching certificate (for certification option only)
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Three professional letters of recommendation from persons qualified to evaluate your ability to do graduate-level work
    • Statement of Purpose (Purpose and objective in pursuing graduate study at ASU and relevant employment and academic experiences to your chosen field of study)
    • GRE or MAT Scores (Must have been taken within the last 5 years.)

Please note: The non-certification option will not result in a teaching certificate at the end of the program.

International Students

All international students must provide for all the above requirements, as well as a satisfactory TOEFL score and an original copy of the college transcript in English or a World Education Services evaluation ( Please note that international students will also need to supply an affidavit of financial support that documents your ability to pay for your education and applicable expenses.


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Next Start

May 28, 2019

Application Priority Date

March 15, 2019