Admission Information

Applications for admission to the University and the Department of Education, Culture, & Society are submitted though Apply YourselfPlease note: Make sure to consult the ECS application guide below for the application deadlines that are specific to ECS and for step-by-step admission instructions. For ECS admissions information, please contact Amy Wright at 801-587-7814 or amy.wright@utah.edu.

Criteria for Admission

ECS M.Ed. Applicant/Application Requirements - Note: There is no GRE requirement

- Completed Application (February1st):  Apply Yourself

- A valid Bachelor's degree from an accredited University or College.

-  A 3.0 GPA

- Letters of recommendation from 3 people providing an evaluative judgment concerning your academic or professional work. At least 2 references should be people who have direct knowledge of your academic performance (i.e., professors).

- A personal statement of professional goals: Education, Culture & Society is committed to the study and pursuit of social justice in education using frameworks and methodologies that address class race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender in educational policies and practices. What are some of your goals, aspirations, and research interests, and how will these help develop, enhance, and define the ECS department? How do you envision contributing and affecting social justice in education?
Please limit statement to 4 single spaced pages.

- Copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. If admitted, official copies must be submitted to U of U Admissions Office for verification.

- A current vita/resume

ECS M.Ed. with Secondary Licensure Applicant/Application Requirements- Note: There is no GRE requirement

- Completed ECS Application (February 1st):  Apply Yourself

- Completed UITE paper applicationsubmitted to UITE (February 1st)

- A valid Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University or College

- A 3.0 GPA

- Three letters of recommendation. Students may choose to use the same letters of recommendation from the UITE application for the ECS application.  Students must submit letters of recommendations for ECS through the Apply Yourself application. Letters of Recommend for the UITE application must be submitted separately as hard copies and turned in with the UITE application.

- A personal statement of professional goals: Education, Culture & Society is committed to the study and pursuit of social justice in education using frameworks and methodologies that address class race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender in educational policies and practices. What are some of your goals, aspirations, and research interests, and how will these help develop, enhance, and define the ECS department? How do you envision contributing and affecting social justice in education?
Please limit statement to 4 single spaced pages.

- Copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. If admitted, official copies must be submitted to U of U Admissions Office for verification.

- A current vita/resume

ECS Master's Plus/ESL Endorsement Program - for current teacher's with 2+years experience

- Completed Application (June 15th) :  Please send all application materials to mastersplusesl@utah.edu

- A valid Bachelor's degree from an accredited University or College.

-  A 3.0 GPA

- Letters of recommendation from 3 people providing an evaluative judgment concerning your academic or professional work. At least 2 references should be people who have direct knowledge of your academic performance (i.e., professors).

- A personal statement of professional goals: Education, Culture & Society is committed to the study and pursuit of social justice in education using frameworks and methodologies that address class race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender in educational policies and practices. What are some of your goals, aspirations, and research interests, and how will these help develop, enhance, and define the ECS department? How do you envision contributing and affecting social justice in education?
Please limit statement to 4 single spaced pages.

- Copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. If admitted, official copies must be submitted to U of U Admissions Office for verification.

- A current vita/resume

**This is an accelerated program, click here for more information.** To see if your school participates in the program, please contact Amy Wright at 801-587-7814 or email: MastersPlusESL@utah.edu

ECS Ph.D. Applicant/Application Requirements - Note: There is no GRE requirement

- Completed Application (February 1st) Apply Yourself

- A valid Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University or College

- A 3.0 GPA

- A 3.50 GPA in previous graduate study.

- Letters of recommendation from 3 people providing an evaluative judgment concerning your academic or professional work. At least 2 references should be people who have direct knowledge of your academic performance (i.e., professors).

- A personal statement of professional goals: Education, Culture & Society is committed to the study and pursuit of social justice in education using frameworks and methodologies that address class race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender in educational policies and practices. What are some of your goals, aspirations, and research interests, and how will these help develop, enhance, and define the ECS department? How do you envision contributing and affecting social justice in education?
Please limit statement to 4 single spaced pages.

- Academic Concepts Essays

- A writing sample of a recent academic piece. This can be sections of a Master's thesis or a full course paper from a course that you took within the last four years. The piece does not necessarily have to be oriented to what you intend to focus on in the ECS Program. It should reflect your mastery of writing, your ability to engage in original work, and your skill at engaging scholarly literatures.

- Copies of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. If admitted, official copies must be submitted to U of U Admissions Office for verification.

- A current vita/resume

The University of Utah, and the Department of Education, Culture, & Society encourage underrepresented students to visit the University, making an informed decision in choosing a graduate/professional school program. If you are an underrepresented student interested in pursuing graduate studies at the University of Utah please see the University Visit Program (UVP).

International Students· TOEFL score should be 650 (or equivalent IELTS) and above.

 

For ECS admissions information, please contact Amy Wright at 801-587-7814 or amy.wright@utah.edu.

Last Updated: 5/11/17