What is the required GPA for graduate admission?
- A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 Is required for acceptance into School of Education Graduate Programs.
What is the minimum GRE Score?
- A combined GRE score of 297 is required for admission (153 on Verbal and 144 on Quantitative sections); however, the School of Education does consider applicants with lower GRE scores if space is available.
Can I take courses without GRE Scores?
- It is possible to complete up to 12 hours as a non-matriculating student before being admitted into the School of Education; however, only 6 hours of coursework at the 7000 level can be transferred into a graduate program.
What do I need to do to transfer to the School of Education from another university?
- You may transfer up to 12 hours into a LSU Master’s program. The Program Leader for each content area will review an individual’s transcripts to determine which courses will count toward a degree in that program area. Please schedule appointments directly with the Program Leaders.
How do I apply for a Graduate Assistantship?
- Information about assistantships is available here. Please contact Lois Stewart at 225-578-6810 for more information.
- Additional information is available on The Graduate School website:
I have an undergraduate degree, but not in education. What do I need to do to become a certified teacher?
The Holmes Program (MAT) is the only master's program that leads to teacher certification.
Questions about teacher certification should be directed to the Louisiana Department of Education: http://www.doe.state.la.us/Lde/tsac/home.html
For help with any other questions, please contact our main office at:
School of Education
223 Peabody Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803