Admissions & Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in special education and a Standard Professional 1 (SP1) Professional Educator's License in Special Education from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (or its equivalent from another state)
  • Official transcripts of all previous work beyond high school documenting an overall grade point average of at least 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale)
  • Official agency reports of satisfactory Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) test scores (30th percentile or above)
  • At least three evaluations from professional educators familiar with the applicant's personal and professional qualifications
  • An essay of one to two pages describing the applicant's experience and objective in undertaking graduate study in special education
  • Complete the Graduate School Admissions Application