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					Department of Educational Studies                Graduate Admissions Information                                           June 2010

                GLADYS W. & DAVID H. PATTON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES


For more information about the Department of Educational Studies and its Degree Programs, please visit our web sites:

COLLEGE & DEPARTMENTAL OFFICES                               CONTACT               WEB ADDRESSES

Patton College of Education and Human Services               740-593-4400          http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/
College of Education Student Affairs                         740-593-4400          http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/student-affairs/
Department of Educational Studies (305 McCracken)            740-593-4423          http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/es/

Educational Administration                                   edad@ohio.edu         http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/es/ea/
Cultural Studies in Education                                csed@ohio.edu         http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/es/cs/
Instructional Technology                                     edct@ohio.edu         http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/es/it/
Educational Research and Evaluation                          edre@ohio.edu         http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/es/ere/


Please note that all applicants, especially International applicants, must meet all deadlines and requirements set by the Graduate
College (http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/ ). All applications must be submitted online: http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/apply.cfm .


                        DEPARTMENTAL ADMISSIONS PROCESS AND RELEVANT DEADLINES

Degree/licensure                                                                 Application                 Admission Dates
Master of Education and Licensure/Endorsement
   Cultural Studies in Education                                                 Rolling Admissions1
   Educational Administration (including non-Master’s licensure programs)        Rolling Admissions1         Summer & Fall2
   Computer Education and Technology (plus endorsement)                          Rolling Admissions1
   Educational Research and Evaluation                                           Rolling Admissions1

Doctor of Philosophy
   Cultural Studies in Education3                                                see note4                   Summer & Fall
   Instructional Technology                                                      see note4                   Any quarter
   Educational Research and Evaluation                                           see note4                   Fall

Doctor of Education
   Educational Administration                                                    see note4                   Fall

         1
Notes:     Completed applications will be considered when they are received, but must be received at least one full quarter before the
           desired enrollment date will be given priority.
         2
           Some Educational Administration programs may start during different quarters.
         3
           Cultural Studies in Education is not currently accepting applications for the Ph.D. program.
         4
           Completed applications will be considered when they are received, but decisions about financial aid will be made as noted
           within the GRADUATE ASSOCIATESHIPS AND TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS section below.


OTHER RELEVANT OFFICES                                TELEPHONE                              WEB ADDRESSES

Graduate catalog online                                                                      http://www.catalogs.ohio.edu/
Registration, Schedule of classes                     740-593-4191                           http://www.ohio.edu/registrar/
Ohio University General Information                   740-593-4000                           http://www.ohio.edu/
Ohio University Graduate College                      740-593-2800                           http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/
         Graduate Student Financial Aid                                                      http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/finaid.cfm
         Graduate Student Housing                                                            http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/housing.cfm
International @ Ohio University                                                              http://www.ohio.edu/international/
International Student & Faculty Services              740-593-4330                           http://www.ohio.edu/isfs/
Ohio Program of Intensive English                     740-593-4575                           http://www.ohio.edu/linguistics/opie/
Department of Educational Studies                 Graduate Admissions Information                                           June 2010

                               GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS AND TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications for Graduate Assistantships in the Department of Educational Studies may be obtained at the Department of Educational
Studies website (http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/es/ ). Other types of financial aid are available through other university sources
and departments (http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/finaid.cfm ). Priority consideration will be given to applicants who are admitted into
their graduate program before March 15.


                                                  NON-DEGREE ADMITTANCE

Non-Degree Admittance to the College of Education for the first 16 quarter credits hours is allowed—after which, the student must
declare a major to continue graduate studies within 6 years of taking the non-degree courses. Appropriate application materials, fees
must be filed when moving from non-degree to a declared major.


                                               DOCTORAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

Academic Ability and Official Transcripts:

         1.   All applicants to programs in the Department of Educational Studies are reviewed holistically relative to other applicants
              in a given applicant pool.

         2.   The Department of Educational Studies recommends a grade point average of 3.40 or higher (on a 4.00 point scale).

         3.   The Department of Educational Studies recommends a GRE score of 1000.

         4.   The Department of Educational Studies reserves the right to review/require additional test scores or other materials on a
              case-by-case basis (e.g., compensating test score, successful completion of an interview with the program area faculty,
              work experience, and/or outstanding recommendations).

         5.   The Department of Educational Studies requires Official/Certified transcripts from all higher education institutions
              attended.

Other Requirements:

         1.   The Department of Educational Studies requires three (3) written letters of recommendation from professors, employers,
              professional colleagues.

                  Letters should include an evaluation of the applicant’s academic potential and work ethic. Letters should be
                  submitted in English or, if the recommendations are in the native language, the original should be accompanied by a
                  Certified translation.

         2.   The Department of Educational Studies requires an Autobiography and Statement of Professional Goals not to exceed
              2500 words.

                  The autobiography should be submitted in English or, if the autobiography is written in the native language, the
                  original should be accompanied by a certified translation. This autobiography, as a minimum, should include the
                  following information:

                       a.   educational experiences
                       b.   professional work experiences
                       c.   career and professional goals
                       d.   relevant personal and professional experiences
                       e.   professional organizations
                       f.   why you are selecting Ohio University and the particular program to which you have applied
                       g.   other relevant information

         3.   The Department of Educational Studies requires a resume or curriculum vitae.
Department of Educational Studies                Graduate Admissions Information                                            June 2010

                MASTER OF EDUCATION AND LICENSURE/ENDORSEMENT ADMISSION CRITERIA


Academic Ability and Official Transcripts:

        1.   All applicants for the Educational Research and Evaluation Master’s program must submit GRE scores.


        2.   Applicants for the Educational Administration, Cultural Studies in Education, and Computer Education and Technology
             Master’s programs may be considered for admission without the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) if:

             (a) 2.90 overall grade point average (4.0 point scale) on undergraduate work
             OR
             (b) 3.25 grade point average (4.0 point scale) on the last 90 quarter hours (60 semester) undergraduate work.


        3.   Applicants for the Educational Administration, Cultural Studies in Education, and Computer Education and Technology
             Master’s programs not meeting the requirements of item 1 may be considered for admission if they have either

             (a) 2.70-2.89 overall grade point average (4.0 point scale) on undergraduate work
             OR
             (b) 3.00-3.24 grade point average (4.0 point scale) on the last 90 quarter hours (60 semester) undergraduate work
             AND
                 a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) combined score of 900 on the verbal and the quantitative.


        4.   Applicants for the Educational Administration, Cultural Studies in Education, and Computer Education and Technology
             Master’s programs not meeting the requirements for either 1 or 2 may be considered for admission if they have

             (a) 2.50-2.69 overall grade point average (4.0 point scale) on undergraduate work
             OR
             (b) 2.70-2.99 grade point average (4.0 point scale) on the last 90 quarter hours (60 semester) undergraduate work
             AND
                 a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) combined score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative.


        5.   Applicants seeking admission to the Master’s degree in the College of Education who have already completed another
             Master’s degree may be admitted one of the following ways

             (a) 3.40-4.00 (on a 4.0 point scale) graduate grade point average earned on an already completed Master’s Degree.
                 Students will not need to submit a test score.
             OR
             (b) If previous Master’s degree grade point average is less than a 3.40 (4.0 point scale), students will be considered for
                 admission as persons with a Bachelor’s degree and may be required to submit a GRE test score based upon
                 Bachelor’s grade point average.


Academic Ability and Official Transcripts:

        1.   The Department of Educational Studies requires Official/Certified transcripts from all higher education institutions
             attended. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

        2.   The Department of Educational Studies reserves the right to review/require additional test scores or other materials on a
             case-by-case basis (e.g., compensating test score, successful completion of an interview with the program area faculty,
             work experience, and/or outstanding recommendations).
Department of Educational Studies                 Graduate Admissions Information                                          June 2010

          MASTER OF EDUCATION AND LICENSURE/ENDORSEMENT ADMISSION CRITERIA (continued)


Other Requirements:

         1.   The Educational Research and Evaluation and Cultural Studies in Education programs require three written letters of
              recommendation from professors, employers, professional colleagues.

                   Letters should include an evaluation of the applicant’s academic potential and work ethic. Letters should be
                   submitted in English or, if the recommendations are in the native language, the original should be accompanied by a
                   Certified translation.

              The Educational Administration and Computer Education and Technology programs require names, email addresses, and
              phone numbers of three professional references.

         2.   The Department of Educational Studies requires an Autobiography and Statement of Professional Goals not to exceed
              2500 words.

                   The autobiography should be submitted in English or, if the autobiography is written in the native language, the
                   original should be accompanied by a certified translation. This autobiography, as a minimum, should include the
                   following information:

                       a.   educational experiences
                       b.   professional work experiences
                       c.   career and professional goals
                       d.   relevant personal and professional experiences
                       e.   professional organizations
                       f.   why you are selecting Ohio University and the particular program to which you have applied
                       g.   other relevant information

         3.   The Department of Educational Studies requires evidence of appropriate preparation and experiences as demonstrated
              by:
                     1. An undergraduate program of studies which provides adequate preparation for the specific Master’s degree
                         program the applicant wishes to enter
              AND
                     2. A resume.



                                     INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSION CRITERIA

In addition to meeting the requirements above, all international students must submit all materials required by the Ohio University
Graduate College (http://www.ohio.edu/graduate/index.cfm) including, but not necessarily limited to, the following materials:

         1.   Proof of Financial Responsibility. This form must be received by the Graduate College before the I-20 visa form will be
              mailed to the applicant.

         2.   Proof of English Proficiency. A student whose native language is not English must provide evidence for one of the
              following:

              a.   A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score that meets University Requirements. All admitted
                   international students who submit a TOEFL score will be retested by the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE)
                   upon their arrival on campus. Based upon the retest by OPIE, the student will either be cleared for full time
                   academic study, partial academic study, or placed full time in English language study.

              b.   Prospective international graduate students, who have been awarded a U.S. Master’s degree may choose to meet the
                   criteria for U.S. Permanent Residents

				
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