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Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Advanced Certificate must meet the following requirements for admission.

  • Application for Admission.
  • Application fee: $40 (non-refundable).
  • A bachelor’s and a master’s degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent. Applicants not meeting the required grade point average for admission to the program will be required to appear for a personal interview with the Chairperson and may be required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Permanent or professional state certification in teaching or an educational specialty and satisfactory completion of at least three years experience under such certification.
  • Two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential in the profession and ability to complete a graduate program.
  • Personal statement that addresses the reason you are interested in pursuing graduate work in this area of study.
  • Students for whom English is a second language must submit official score results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The required minimum acceptable TOEFL score is: 79 Internet-based (213 computer-based or 550 paper-based) or minimum IELTS score: 6.5.

Send application materials to:

Graduate Admissions Office
LIU Post
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, N.Y. 11548-1300