Admission to graduate programs in Measurement and Evaluation is open to all qualified applicants holding a prerequisite degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an international equivalent. In addition to meeting the USF admission requirements, the Department has established the following admission criteria for students applying to any of its programs. Program admission deadlines and additional resources, including those for international students, are provided below.
Ed.S. & Ph.D.
|GRE Scores||Although we do not set minimum GRE scores for admission, we do require applicants to submit their official GRE scores|
Ed.S. & Ph.D.
|Educational or Professional Experience||A minimum of two years relevant experience in education (M.Ed. only)|
|Letters of Recommendation||Three letters of recommendation from professionals who are familiar with their scholarships and work history|
|Interview||Oral interview with two or more department faculty members|
|Writing Sample||A scholarly paper written by the applicant or a paper written by the applicant during prior coursework|
|Statement||Includes professional goals (immediate, intermediate, and long term) and research interests. These should be compatible with the opportunities afforded through a degree in educational measurement and research|
Applicants whose native language is not English or who have not earned a degree in the U.S. must, according to university policy, submit a TOEFL score (minimum of 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 80 internet-based test) (also see TOEFL below)
|Transcript Evaluation||All foreign transcripts require a course by course evaluation from a foreign transcript evaluation service (also see International Students below)|
|Curriculum Vitae||A written description of your educational background, work experience, and skills.|
Fall Admission Only
|M.Ed. and Ed.S.||