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Be sure to review the admissions information for both the university (step 1) and for your program (step 2). Most programs build upon the core requirements established by the university.

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Returning Applicants

Completed application due:
October 15: Spring
February 15: Summer, international
April 1: Summer, domestic
April 1: Fall

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Part 1: Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

Domestic Application Information International Application Information

Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the MA in Education (Literacies and Children's Literature).

*For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Some programs require an official transcript, not just the unofficial transcript as required by the University.

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Part 2: Apply to Program

For the MA in Education (Literacies and Children's Literature)

Applicants are required to submit either the GRE or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT), (and TOEFL/IELTS for international applicants). While completing your Graduate School application, please include the following documents:

  • Current resume/CV
  • GRE or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample of no more than 20 pages

Email your writing sample to the department and include your name, desired degree program and emphasis (i.e. EdS-World Language), and the words "writing sample" in the subject line.

Application Deadlines

  • October 15 (for Spring)
  • February 15 (for Summer, international)
  • April 1 (for Summer, domestic)
  • April 1 (for Fall)

Additional Requirements and Recommendations

  1. You must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. We recommend the following GRE and MAT scores but will consider GRE/MAT scores in light of the merits of your entire application package.
    • GRE (if taken after August 2011): at least a score of 291
    • GRE (if taken prior to August 2011): at least a score of 900
    • MAT:at least a score of 402
  3. We recommend an undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 or higher
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