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Graduate Program Information

Graduate Applications

Completed admissions application packets are due on or before the following due dates:

  • Fall - July 1
  • Spring - Nov. 1
  • Summer - Mar. 1

3.0 GPA or higher in your undergraduate program is required for regular admittance to any graduate program.

Application and Admission Process

Step 1: Complete Online Application

Step 2: Complete (3) Professional Reference Forms

Step 3: Submit Official Academic Transcripts

Step 4: Send Resume

Step 5: Send a Statement of Purpose explaining why you want the degree

Step 6: Attend Graduate Program Orientation

Mail all Materials to:

School of Education,
421 Bishop Hall, 1349 Cramer Circle,
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307

Students in the Special Education Endorsement Option should request a student teaching application one semester before they plan to enroll in ESPN 592. Request this application from Dr. Liza Ing at [email protected]. Students will also request a student teaching clearance from the Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Amy Kavanaugh, at [email protected].

Graduation Clearances must be requested at least one semester prior to the semester you plan on graduating. Failure to do so will cause you to forfeit your opportunity to graduate during the requested semester. This request must be made in writing to the Graduate Program Coordinator. [email protected]

Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction (MEd)

Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction- Secondary and Elementary Certification options are no longer available as of April 20, 2008.

Master of Science in Career & Technical Education (MSCTE)

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Application Deadlines for EDUC 595, EDUC 591, EDUC 391, ECTE 591, ECTE 595, 681

  • Winter - December 1
  • Summer - April 1
  • Fall - August 1