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Prospective Applicants

Master of Arts in Education

Admission Requirements
The Graduate School at the University of Rhode Island accepts online applications only. First, complete the online application form and submit the nonrefundable application fee. Once your application is complete including uploaded unofficial transcripts, the School of Education will review your credentials and make a recommendation to the Graduate School.
Completed applications are sent to the Education Department for consideration and should include:

  • Transcripts of undergraduate work reflecting a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Two letters of recommendation submitted online by the referees
  • A personal essay expressing career goals, experience working with children, and expectations as a teacher submitted the online application
  • ALL M.A. APPLICANTS seeking teacher certification MUST schedule a portfolio presentation and interview and apply to the Office of Teacher Education for the certification program.

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