UT Tyler School of Education - Graduate
Admission and Retention Requirements for a Master in Education
- A valid teacher's certificate or admission to the School of Education.
- Either 3.25 GPA for the last 60 hours of undergraduate work or a master's degree or a total of at least 370 points using the following formula: GPA for last 60 hours of undergraduate work X 25 + scores on GRE Verbal and Qualitative sub tests (new score format).
Note: If your GPA is high enough to waive the GRE requirement, it will be waived at the time of admission. The GRE requirement will remain on your to-do list until that time.
Applicants with 367 to 369 points will be considered for Conditional admission if they earn at least 4.0 on the Analytical Writing sub test of the GRE. Conditionally admitted student must earn a composite GPA of at least 3.66 for the first nine semester hours of prescribed courses in the program. A candidate admitted conditionally must hold a valid teacher's certificate or have been admitted to the School of Education.
Candidates for M.Ed. degrees may not repeat graduate courses. A student has a cumulative grade point deficiency when he or she has accumulated a graduate grade point average at UT Tyler of less than 3.0. Students having a cumulative grade point deficiency are placed on academic probation.
Students in M.Ed. programs on academic probation must remove grade point deficiencies and raise their degree program grade point averages to at least 3.0 within six semester hours of being placed on academic probation. Student who fail to do so will be dismissed from degree programs.