Admissions – Online Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction

Candidates for the online Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction will have:

  • A B.A. from an accredited institution, preferably in a field related to education
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 2.8
  • Previous teaching, administrative, or experience in other educational roles is desired but is not required

Candidates for the online program must submit:

  • Application (with $30 non-refundable application fee)
  • Two recommendation letters. One must be from the candidate’s supervisor and speak directly to the candidate’s intellectual capability and ability to be successful in master’s level work
  • Current resume
  • One-page, single-spaced personal statement articulating your reasons for pursuing graduate study in education and how the degree will help you attain your personal goals

All official transcripts should be mailed to:

Graduate Studies
Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119-2684

Term Start Dates

Winter 2015 – January 5, 2015
Spring 2015 – April 6, 2015
Summer 2015 – July 6, 2015

Western New England University has a “rolling” admissions policy, not a set admission deadline, which gives you greater flexibility in applying. Admission decisions are typically released within two to three weeks of your application being complete. We urge you to apply as early as possible in relation to the anticipated start date.


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