to the Master's of Education in Curriculum and Instruction are accepted
throughout the year.
for Application Review: To be considered for admission, you need
to submit the following items to Seattle Pacific University. Whenever
possible, include all information in one application packet:
- A graduate
- A $50 application
fee. Checks are to be made payable to Seattle Pacific University.
- An official
transcript from each college/university where a degree was obtained,
a professional certification program was completed, or where any
graduate coursework was taken. These must be official transcripts
and remain sealed in the original envelopes. Transcripts may be
mailed directly to Seattle Pacific University (see address below).
- A copy of
your most current teaching certificate. If you are non-certified,
please contact SPU to determine the possibility of entering this
program. Due to the focus of this degree on the K≠12 school system,
it is preferred that each applicant have completed an approved
program for teacher certification prior to enrollment.
- Two letters
of recommendation. These letters should provide a current assessment
of your personal qualifications relative to past/future service
in the professional environment and capability for graduate study.
Recommendations should come from present principals, supervisors,
former professors, pastors, or colleagues.
- Scores from
either the Miller's Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record
Exam (GRE). International students must also submit their Test
of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. Official results
must be sent directly to Seattle Pacific University. Test scores
must be less than five (5) years old to be valid. Seattle area
residents may schedule the MAT or GRE by contacting the Testing
Center at the University of Washington at (206)543-1170. Please
allow two to three months for results to arrive. Check out the
GRE web site at www.gre.org
- A personal
statement. This is a typed personal statement describing your
academic and professional goals. Your personal statement should
not exceed two pages in length.
should be mailed to:
The Graduate Center
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119-1997