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Completed application due:
November 15, January 1, and April 1

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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.

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Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the MEd in TESOL and World Language Education.

*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 MEd in TESOL and World Language Education

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

Application Deadlines

  • November 15 (if seeking funding + early admissions decision)
  • January 1 (if seeking funding)
  • March 1 (final deadline)

Applicants outside the United States should allow 8-13 weeks for all materials (test scores and transcripts can be slow to arrive) to be received. Applicants inside the United States should allow 6-8 weeks.

For applicants whose native language is English

Applicants whose native language is English must demonstrate proficiency in their target language. Proficiency will be demonstrated through at least a bachelor's degree in the target language or equivalent.

For applicants whose native language is not English

Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in two languages:

  • Proficiency in English - Proficiency will be demonstrated through one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in English linguistics and literature
    • Master's degree in a college where English was the medium of instruction
    • TOEFL score of at least 80 (at least 20 on writing and speaking)
    • IELTS score of 7 (with speaking and writing of at least 6.5)
  • Target Language - Proficiency will be demonstrated through at least a bachelor's degree in the target language or equivalent.

Other Entrance Requirements

  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Most of our successful applications reach at least 150 on their GRE verbal test

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