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Arts and Sciences Graduate Admission Application

ADMISSION PROCEDURE TO THE GRADUATE DIVISION

The Graduate Division offers curricula leading to degrees of Master of Arts, Masters of Science, Master of Education, and Specialist in Education. Admission to a program of study requires evidence of ability to pursue graduate study and to complete the requirements for the specific degree program. An applicant may take up to six semester hours while seeking admission. To seek admission to a master’s degree program, a student must have an acceptable baccalaureate degree (and master’s degree for Education Specialist program). The following supporting documents must be received by the Office of Graduate Admission before action can be taken on any application:

NON-DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS NEED ONLY COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING AREAS.

  1. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION - This form must be submitted by all students regardless of purpose in pursuing coursework (Non-degree seeking may skip steps 4, 6 and 7 of this form). A $30.00, non-refundable, application fee must accompany all applications. (Former Stetson students must submit a $5.00 application fee.) Checks should be made payable to Stetson University.
  2. UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE TRANSCRIPTS - ONE official transcript is required from each higher education institution attended for Degree and Non-Degree Seeking Students. Official transcripts must be on file before enrolling in classes.
  3. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION - Applicants should send all application materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission 421 N. Woodland Blvd, Unit 8289 -- Deland, Florida 32723

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS

  1. PERSONAL REFERENCES - Recommendation forms are required from three individuals well acquainted with the applicants education and abilities. The applicant's immediate supervisor and a former professor should be included as references.
  2. TEACHER'S CERTIFICATE - A copy of current teacher's certificate must be submitted, if applicable.
  3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE TEST - Applicants to any Teacher Education or School Counseling Program who are not fully certified teachers must submit passing scores on all ares of the General Knowledge (GK) Test.
  4. GRADUATE RECORDS EXAM - Applicants in all Masters of Science are required to submit an official report of test scores on the Graduate Records Exam General Test (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT). Masters of Art in English are required to submit an official report of test scores on the Graduate Records Exam General Test (GRE). Applicants in the Masters of Education and Educational Specialist degree programs who do not meet the minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) may submit test scoresfrom the Graduate Records Exam (GRE) or the Miller's Analogies Test (MAT).

When the file of the applicant is complete, The Graduate Council reviews carefully these credentials and notifies the person by letter of its decision. No applicant is classified as a graduate student until a letter of admission from the Graduate Office is issued. Only students in degree programs earn graduate credit. Coursework taken for other purposes is termed post baccalaureate credit and is not applicable to a graduate degree without specific permission of the Graduate Council. Applicants seeking admission to a degree program will not be allowed to continue beyond six semester hours unless admitted to a degree program.

Step 1: Personal Information

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If your mailing address is different from your permanent address, please give your mailing address for all admission correspondence.

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Step 2: Enrollment Information
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Step 3: Additional Information
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The following questions are for information only. Your answers will not affect your admission to the university. Cooperation is voluntary, but is helpful in fulfilling reporting requirements.

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Step 4: Test Information

Applicants are required to present their post graduate scores. In addition, all applicants whose native language is not English are required to present their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.

Note: The official test scores must be submitted directly from the Educational Testing Services to the Office of Graduate Admission.

 
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Step 5: Education

List chronologically every college, university, professional school, or other postsecondary institution at which you have studied.

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Briefly describe any scholastic distinctions or honors you may have won. List published research, books, or articles you have written (give complete bibliographical data)


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Step 6: References

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Please provide this required Recommendation Form to your recommenders.Recommendation Form


Step 7: Applicant Statements

Respond in writing to the following statements. You may attach additional pages. The applicant's statement will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee and may serve as an interview by the graduate program advisors(s). (All Counseling programs require a Group Interview.)

  1. Which degree program are you seeking? State the specific title of the degree program as described in the current Graduate Bulletin.
  2. In terms of the catalog admission requirements, state how you meet the admission requirements of this degree program.
  3. State your short-range and long-range professional career goals.
  4. State how you believe the completion of this degree program compliments your career goals.

Step 8: Work Experience

List all positions you have held for six months or longer (including present position).

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Step 9: Signature & Application Conclusion
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My signature below indicates that all the information contained in my application is factually correct and honestly presented.

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Stetson University accepts qualified candidates for admission without regard to race, color, creed, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, handicap, or disability.