University of South Carolina Aiken
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USCA School of Education
at (803) 641-3483
pplication forms for admission to graduate studies may be obtained from
the School of Education Office, Room 210B in the Business and Education
Building or the USCA Graduate Office in Room 108F of the Penland Administration
Building. Candidates for graduate studies are required to hold a baccalaureate
degree in accordance with the general regulations of the University of
South Carolina. Admission may be granted at one of two levels:
Full admission status: Applicants with
satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination or equivalent, satisfactory
references and undergraduate records indicating good academic performance.
Non-degree status applicants who are
seeking graduate credit for the purpose of recertification or professional
development, or who have not made formal application to the degree program.
Only six hours taken as a non-degree student may be used to meet the requirements
of a graduate degree program.
Degree Admission Requirements:
Acceptance by the School of
Education will be based upon the applicant's total academic profile. That
Completed application to the School
of Education Office, University of South Carolina Aiken.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited
Minimum undergraduate GPA of:
Minimum Miller Analogies Test score
of 35 or a minimum Graduate Record Examination score of 400 on the verbal
and 400 on the quantitative section.
Transcripts of college work not included
in the undergraduate transcripts.
Three letters of recommendation from
current or former professors or employers.
Evidence of teacher certification.
Typed Statement of Philosophy of Education
attached to the application form.
should be noted that no academic program can be approved until the student
has been admitted as a qualified degree candidate. Students are cautioned
that graduate credit earned prior to full admission to degree candidacy
may not be applicable toward the degree requirements. The program should
be established during the first semester of study and no later than the
semester following the completion of the first 12 hours.
2.5 on a 4.0 scale:
overall 2.5 on a 4.0 scale on all courses
used to meet requirements of the undergraduate transcript review.
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