Admission to graduate degree programs requires the following:
Admission to student teaching/clinical practice requires the following:
For all graduate degree programs, a minimum of 24 hours must be taken at Spalding University.
Two grades of C, one grade of C in a course of six or more hours, or one grade of F, will result in automatic dismissal. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all courses, including electives, must be maintained.
No grades under that of C will be accepted as transfer credit in any graduate program.
Completion of the MAT, MA, or M.Ed. Program within a five-year period is required, including removal of all incomplete grades.
Ed.D. candidates must complete the program within a period of five years. A one-year extension may be granted upon written request to the dean of the college. Extensions must be approved by the Dean and the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Candidates in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program are assessed at various stages of their programs. Major transitions occur at each of the following: (Gate 1) admission to College of Education, (Gate 2) admission to student teaching/clinical practice, (Gate 3) exit from student teaching/clinical practice, and (Gate 4) program completion and recommendation for certification/licensure.
Candidates in advanced programs are also assessed at a variety of stages, including admission, continuation, program completion, and recommendation for certification/licensure.
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