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Admission Requirements

All applicants must complete a School of Education graduate admission application to the M.S.Ed. in Educational Studies program indicating interest in the Classroom Assessment Concentration.

Due to higher education regulation changes, Duquesne University is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in certain states. Before applying, please visit the following website for a list of prohibited states: http://www.duq.edu/academics/online-campus/prospective-students

To be considered for admission, applicants must complete/submit the following:

  • A completed School of Education graduate admission application to the M.S.Ed. in Educational Studies program indicating interest in the Program Evaluation Concentration.

  • Official transcripts demonstrating a minimum GPA of 3.0 from the accredited college, university or seminary where the applicant obtained a Bachelor's degree.

  • One letter of recommendation written by a former or current academic advisor, or by a colleague who can attest to your interest in Program Evaluation.

  • A statement of purpose, which should be 2-3 pages in length and explains the relevance of evaluation to your current and future work or career aspirations.

  • Application interview with Program Directors. (In-person interviews are preferred, but alternative arrangements will be considered if necessary.)

International Students

All international students must receive a score of 550 on the paper version of the TOEFL Exam or a score of 80 on the Internet version of the TOEFL Exam. Results of the IELTS of 7.0 and current to within one year may be submitted as an alternate test. International students are also asked to submit a WES ICAP report.

To Whom Should I Address My Official Transcripts?

Applicants should request that their official transcripts (mailed from the Office of the Registrar from the credit granting institution) be addressed to:

Darlene Beck, Program Assistant
Duquesne University School of Education
M.S.Ed. in Educational Studies Program
600 Forbes Avenue
401 Canevin Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

*Transcripts received become the property of Duquesne University School of Education

When Can I Apply?

The M.S.Ed. in Educational Studies Program- Program Evaluation concentration has Fall semester admission only. Complete applications for admission must be submitted by June 1 to be considered for the following Fall semester. Admission to the program is based on qualifications of the candidate and on availability of space.