WILSON, N.C. — Barton College’s School of Education has announced that it is currently accepting applications for a new cohort of students seeking the Master of Education degree in Elementary Education.

An information session for interested students will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 9 a.m. in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center.  Those interested should register online for the information session at www.barton.edu/gradstudy.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Ann Carper, Program Director, at 252-399-6588 or email: acarper@barton.edu; or Diane Chambers at 252-399-6982 or email: dchamber@barton.edu.

Admission requirements for the M.Ed. program include:

• Recommended GPA of 3.0 for undergraduate work, although a minimum 2.75 GPA will be considered,

• Official transcript from the accredited college or university that awarded the applicant’s undergraduate degree,

• Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) taken within the last five years,

• Minimum of one year of teaching experience,

• A recognized teaching license in elementary education,

• Personal statement of interest in the program,

• A recommendation form, completed by the applicant’s current employer or administrator,

• Interview with director of the M.Ed. program, if requested by the director,

• Completed online application with a non-refundable $50 fee,

• and, if the applicant is an international student, a score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language is required unless English is the native language. (English translations of transcripts and explanations of grading systems are required.)

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Questions?  Please contact Kathy Daughety, director of public relations, at 252-399-6529 or email: kdaughety@barton.edu.