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Instructions for Completion of the Admission Application Graduate Form
Deadlines (please read carefully) Admission to graduate study at Shepherd University is handled on a rolling basis. Students are eligible to register for courses once their applications have been processed and they have been accepted. Applications are considered complete when this form, the application fee, and all supporting materials are on file with the Office of Graduate Admissions. Please feel free to contact the Office of Graduate Admissions in order to make sure that your application is complete.
Notification The Office of Graduate Admissions will notify you of your admission status on a rolling basis.
MACI Admission Requirements
For licensed teachers:
- Copy of your current teaching license
For non-teaching educational professionals/non-licensed teachers:
- Three letters of reference from individuals who can speak to your work in an educational setting
- A letter of intent that describes your proposed discipline-specific content Strand area and how you envision using the degree of Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction and your content Strand area to enhance your personal and career goals.
A 2.75 GPA in all undergraduate coursework
Multi-Categorical Special Education Concentration:
Special requirements: Students taking the five courses to receive the special education endorsement will be required to have already received the initial licensure in either elementary education or secondary education in one of five content areas (English, math, social studies, science, or biology).
Applicants to the M. A. in Curriculum and Instruction should fill out a graduate application, which can be downloaded HERE or requested by phoning 304-876-5313. Please provide documentation of Teacher Certification with your application if required. The application and $40.00 application fee should be sent to:
Graduate Studies Office Shepherd University P.O. Box 5000 Shepherdstown, WV 25443-5000