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Description of Admissions

Graduate Admissions Requirements for applicants currently enrolled, or who have completed the Ed.S. degree at Piedmont College

Graduate Admissions Requirements for applicants with a Masters degree or Ed.S. from another institution

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Eligible Applicants with a Piedmont College Ed.S. degree

• Must have current clear, renewable T-6 or S-6 certificate.
• Must have at least five years of teaching experience.
• Must have earned the Ed.S. degree at Piedmont College

Eligible Applicants with a Masters degree or Ed.S. from another institution

• Must have a current clear, renewable T-5 or S-5 certificate
• Must have at least five years of teaching experience.
• Must have at least a masters degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a 3.5 cumulative GPA on a four point scale.

NOTE: Ed.S. degrees from colleges or universities other than Piedmont College are not transferable. Up to six semester hours beyond the masters degree may be considered for transfer credit.


Description of Admissions to Ed.D. degree

Step 1. The applicant will complete the required application file by the application deadline.

Step 2. The Ed.D. Admissions Committee will review the interviews and invite those who are approved to sit for the writing sample.

Step 3. The Ed.D. Admissions Committee will review completed application files and invite those who are approved to be interviewed.

Step 4. The Ed.D. Admissions Committee will invite those applicants who are accepted to be candidates for the Ed.D. degree.

 


Graduate Admissions Requirements for applicants currently enrolled, or who have completed the Ed.S. degree at Piedmont College

Admissions Requirements

1. Completed Graduate Application or Apply Online
2. Two professional references using our online professional reference system from the applicant’s Piedmont College Ed.S. instructors
3. Two additional annual evaluations. Combined with two previous annual evaluations submitted with the Ed.S. application, this will verify four years of professional experience. (This can be completed using the online reference system.)
4. Professional Activities Resume
5. Copy of current clear, renewable T-6 or S-6 certificate.
6. Personal Affirmation Form 
7. Reported GRE General Test score must be taken within last five years. Official test scores should be sent to Graduate Admissions from the testing service.

The target GRE score is 1100 for the combined Verbal and Quantitative Sections (or equivalent on the Revised GRE), and a 4.0 on the Analytic Writing section. Test scores are not the sole criteria. Applicants with scores lower than the target are eligible to apply.

 


 

Graduate Admissions Requirements for applicants with a Masters degree or Ed.S. from another institution

Admissions Requirements

1. Completed Graduate Application or Apply Online
2. Final, official transcripts in sealed envelopes from a regionally accredited college or university awarding your master’s degree and, if applicable, your Ed.S. degree. (Piedmont College transcripts are on file.)
3. Three professional references using our online professional reference system, one each from

a. supervising administrator
b. former professor or instructor
c. professional colleague

4. Most recent five annual evaluations (This can be completed using the online reference system.)
5. Professional Activities Resume
6. Copy of current clear, renewable T-5 or S-5 certificate
7. Letter of Intent
8. Personal Affirmation Form 
9. Current, reported GRE General Test score. Official test scores should be sent to Graduate Admissions from the testing service.

The target GRE score is 1100 for the combined Verbal and Quantitative Sections (or equivalent on the Revised GRE), and a 4.0 on the Analytic Writing section. Test scores are not the sole criteria. Applicants with scores lower than the target are eligible to apply.