Application Requirements

Application Deadline

Deadlines are:

Summer 2017 - April 1, 2017

Fall 2017 - July 15, 2017

Spring 2018 - November 15, 2017

Program Begins

 Fall, Spring, Summer


Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

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 - letters must come from current or past supervisor(s) and include a description of your ability to use, and help others use, educational technologies.
  • 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 3.0 or better.
  • Relevant employment in the field (this applies to the PreK-12 concentration only)
Test Requirements

GRE General Test is optional/not required.

Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants are welcome to apply, however, this program is offered online only.

If you studied outside of the USA, you will upload a credential evaluation of your non-U.S. college or university degrees and transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

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