Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning

Carolyn Panofsky
Professor Emerita of Educational Studies
Henry Barnard School

Admission Requirements

Admission to FSEHD Masters level programs is determined by the quality of the total application. Applicants must submit the following to the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs as a measure of their potential for success in graduate level studies.

  1. Application and $50.00 nonrefundable fee.
  2. One copy of all official transcripts of each undergraduate and graduate record.
  3. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of B (3.00 on a 4.00 scale) in all undergraduate course work. Applicants with undergraduate GPAs less than 3.00 may be admitted to degree candidacy upon submission of other evidence of academic potential.
  4. Teaching certificate.
  5. Three years teaching experience (middle or high school) in biology, chemistry, English, French, general science, history, mathematics, physics, social studies, Spanish, or other middle or high school teaching area.
  6. Official standardized test scores (Graduate Record Examination or the Miller Analogies Test).
  7. Three candidate reference forms WITH 3 accompanying letters of recommendation.
  8. Professional goals essay.
  9. Performance-based evaluation.
  10. An interview.
  11. Official report of scores on the PRAXIS II content examination in the certification area may be required.

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