Admissions


To ensure well-qualified candidates, the following admissions qualifications for the M.A.Ed. Program have been established:

  • For Community Education and Sport Leadership and Coaching, applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.50 G.P.A. from a regionally accredited institution.
  • For all other areas of emphasis, applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.00 G.P.A. from a regionally accredited institution OR earn a score in at least the 50th percentile on the Miller Analogy Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • Send to WLU official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate courses. (Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree at WLU do not need to request an official transcript.)
  • Complete the admissions application online at http://westliberty.edu/graduate-programs/apply-now
  • International students need to follow the guidelines on the admission application website.

 

To enroll in M.A.Ed. courses for professional development (as a non-degree student), prospective students must:

  • Complete the admissions application online at http://westliberty.edu/graduate-programs/apply-now
  • On the admissions application indicate “non-degree” status.
  • Send to WLU official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate courses. (Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree at WLU do not need to request an official transcript.)
  • Up to six credit-hours may automatically be completed with non-degree status. With approval from the M.A.Ed. Program Director, up to 15 credit-hours may be completed for professional development with non-degree status.

 

To re-enroll in the M.A.Ed. Program after not being enrolled during at least one fall or spring semester, graduate students must:

  • Complete the admissions application online at http://westliberty.edu/graduate-programs/apply-now
  • Send to WLU official transcripts for any undergraduate and graduate courses taken during the time period in which they were not enrolled at WLU.
  • Graduate course work more than 7 years old may not be counted toward a graduate degree.