International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation
International students are welcome to apply. Please note however, that student visas cannot be issued since this program is exclusively online.
GRE General Test or alternative to the GRE (available on the application)
Official GRE scores
Transcriptsof all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level.
Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.
Required by Program
Personal statement - 2 to 3 page statement of your background, reason for applying to this program, specific areas of interest in educational technology, and professional goals.
Resume - Include at minimum, name and contact information, education, work experience, technical skills
Two Letters of Recommendation - If applying for the GRE waiver these letters must come from current or past supervisor(s) and include a description of your ability to use, and help others use, educational technologies. If not applying for the GRE waiver, these letters may come from a combination or personal and professional references.
Two-to-three related work samples - Show evidence of ability to design and/or develop learning experiences using technology. Examples in the past have included but were not limited to lesson plans, instructional design samples, electronic presentations, Web 2.0 activities, computer code, and web materials.
Applicants may also be asked to complete an interview.
Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or better.
Relevant employment in the field (this applies to the PreK-12 concentration only)
All of the above listed requirements can/should be uploaded within the online application, and test scores, if required, should be sent electronically to the Graduate School from the Educational Testing Service.