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Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Technology Learning Systems and Design

DOMESTIC STUDENTS:

Please complete the ‌Domestic Application for Graduate Admission including the non-refundable Application Fee and the following:‌

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of personal computer usage and applications is required. Experience with technology in the classroom is desirable, however, not required.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts from any college or university where college credit was earned
  • A copy of most recent teaching certificate. If you need to obtain a copy of your (current or expired) teaching certificate to submit with your application, you may retrieve a copy though the Michigan Department of Education Certification site.*

 

Submit completed DOMESTIC applications, transcripts and required materials to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-6096
(989) 964-2788 - fax
gradadm@svsu.edu

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

Please complete the International Application for Graduate Admissionincluding the non-refundable Application Fee and the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of personal computer usage and applications is required. Experience with technology in the classroom is desirable, however, not required.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts from any college or university where college credit was earned
  • A copy of most recent teaching certificate. If you need to obtain a copy of your (current or expired) teaching certificate to submit with your application, you may retrieve a copy though the Michigan Department of Education Certification site.*
  • A current résumé
  • A one-page statement of accomplishments and academic goals
  • Two letters of professional reference
  • A score of 550 (or 213 computer based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for applicants whose native language is not English
  • Evidence of Financial Support

 

Submit completed INTERNATIONAL applications, transcripts and required materials to:

International Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-6096
(989) 964-2788 - fax
intadmit@svsu.edu


*Applicants who have just completed a teacher preparation program at another institution and are in the process of being recommended for a teaching certificate must include a letter from the recommending institution in the application packet confirming the candidate has completed all requirements for certification and will be recommended for a teaching certificate.

Non-Teacher Certified Applicants interested in seeking admission to a Master of Arts in Teaching  or Master of Edcuation degree program must obtain approval from the appropriate department chair or faculty advisor. Applicants must include a letter with their application requesting admission to the program.

Please Note: A felony or misdemeanor conviction may affect a student's admission to SVSU College of Education's programs, ability to attain state certification or employment. Refer to SVSU Course Catalog for further details.