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Prospective Students > Application Requirements

Application Requirements

In addition to the information below, please review the Interactive Online Program Guide provided by the Teachers College Office of Admissions. You may also find it helpful to review the Prospective Student Information Handbook and the FAQ section of this website.

 

Please Note: Be sure to submit your application and required materials in advance of the deadline, as only completed applications will be eligible for review.  We also encourage applicants to review the instructions listed on the Teachers College Admissions website. All applications to Teachers College require at least the following items to be complete:

·       Application for Admission & Fee

·       Statement of Purpose

·       Resume

·       Official Transcript(s)

·       2 Letters of Recommendation

(*This program has supplemental requirements)

 

 

Degree

Certification/

Specification

Early Term

Deadline for 2015 Enrollment

Supplemental Requirements

M.A.*

None

Fall Only

(Early): Jan. 15, 2015


(Final): July 1, 2015

Academic writing sample, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic)

 

Ed.M.*

None

Fall Only

(Early): Jan. 15, 2015


(Final): Apr. 15, 2015

Academic writing sample, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic)

 

Ed.D.*

None

Fall Only

(Early/Final): Jan. 2, 2015

Academic writing sample, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic), Applicants must hold a Masters degree

 

We also hope that you can join us for the HPSE Open House for Prospective Students, which runs in conjunction with Teachers College Fall Open House.  The Open House provides prospective students with the opportunity to learn more about the Higher and Postsecondary Education Program at Teachers College, as well as meet some of the current faculty and students. The 2015 HPSE Open House will take place on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13 from 6PM-8PM (with sign-ins beginning at 5:30PM).  To RSVP, for the HPSE Open House, please fill out this form.

For further information about the Open House, please contact the HPSE Inquiries Coordinator, Ms. Dianne Delima.

 

 

 

Prospective Students