Application Requirements

Application Deadline

Priority review of applications begins March 1. Completed applications should be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the fall semester.

Program Begins

 Fall*

*Instructional Specialist start date based on establishment of a cohort

Transcripts

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
  • Two-to-three page written statement
  • Resume
  • Submit two Letters of Recommendation (one from an individual who can speak of your potential as a graduate student and another who can comment on your professional dispositions)
Test Requirements

GRE General Test

Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

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

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