Graduate Studies in Education

Admission requirements: Master of Education Applicants

All required admission documents must be completed and received in the Graduate Studies in Education Office by the admission deadline dates:

Summer Second Tuesday in April
Fall Second Tuesday in July
Spring Second Tuesday in November

Do not mail your documents to the Admissions Office.
Mail documents to:

Master of Education
Rachel Gines, ED 316
351 W. University Blvd.
Cedar City, UT 84720

Complete the online graduate school application process.

(including payment of the appropriate fee)

  1. Provide Official Transcripts from ALL institutions of higher education. The transcripts provide: Proof of baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. If the degree was received from SUU, a copy of the transcript is NOT required. Official transcripts must bear the institution's seal, Registrar's signature, and may be:
    • Mailed directly from the institution in their sealed envelope
    • Mailed from the applicant in an envelope with the sealed envelope from the institution inside (the institution envelope may not have been opened or tampered with)
    • Hand delivered in the institutions sealed envelope without having been opened or tampered with
    • Submitted as electronic transcripts from Utah institutions through the Clearinghouse (Notice: we are currently accepting Clearinghouse transcripts for Utah State Institutions of Higher Education ONLY)
    • Faxed transcripts are NOT official
    • Copies of official transcripts are NOT official
  2. GPA 3.25 or higher calculated on the last 60 semester/90 quarter hours of approved undergraduate/graduate coursework (no including pass/fail courses).
  3. All applicants must participate in a program orientation/admission screening. There is only one orientation available to attend for each admission semester.
  4. Two full years of paid teaching experience is required.
  5. A copy of the applicant's current, valid teaching license (Level 1 in Utah) or equivalent (a Level C conditional license is not acceptable, nor is a temporary license). Applicants from Utah may submit the credential and assignment page from CACTUS for verification. Valid teaching licenses from other states and/or countries may also be considered. Student teaching/practicum or internship experiences do not meet this criterion. This information may be submitted by facsimile to (435) 865- 8485.
  6. One letter of recommendation from the current or immediate past school administrator (usually principal). When completing an online application, an e-mail address for the reference is required. A recommendation form will be generated and emailed to that reference. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that SUU has received the information from your reference.