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Undergraduate Admissions

All new students seeking admission to TWU must:

  • Apply to the University
  • Submit official transcript(s) from all institutions attended
  • Submit THEA (Texas Higher Education Assessment), Accuplacer, SAT, or ACT test scores

For more information go to the Office of Admissions website.

To obtain acceptance into the undergraduate program for Teacher Certification, you must have:

(All criteria required before taking EDUC 3003/3482)

  • Completion of EDUC 2003 (C or better) 
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 on all coursework
  • TASP/THEA Scores:  Reading 260, Math 240, Writing 240 OR
    Accuplacer Scores:  Reading 80, Math 65, Writing 82/6 OR
    ACT Scores: Verbal 19, Math 19, Composite 23; OR
    SAT Scores: Verbal 500, Math 500, Composite 1070
    (ACT and SAT scores cannot be more than five years old)
  • Successful completion of SPCH 1013 or other course approved to meet Oral Communication competency
  • Minimum of 12 to 15 semester credit hours in the subject-specific content area for the certication sought 
  • Participate in a pre-admission interview with assigned faculty advisor. 
  • Submit application for admission to the Teacher Education Program, including signed Commitment Contract acknowledging understanding of the professional dispositions policy. 

Students must maintain Teacher Education Program admission requirements

Graduate Admissions

Master of Arts in Teaching

Procedures and requirements are as follows:

  • Apply to the University.
  • Achieve at least a 3.0 GPA on the last 60 hours chronologically.
  • Achieve at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA on all undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  • Participate in a pre-admission interview with assigned faculty advisor.
  • Submit application for admission to the Teacher Education program, including signed Commitment Contract acknowledging understanding of the professional dispositions policy.

For more information go to the Office of Admissions and the TWU Graduate School website.

Master of Education in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum

Procedures and requirements are as follows:

For more information go to the Office of Admissions and the TWU Graduate School website.

Master of Arts and Master of Education in Educational Administration

Procedures and requirements are as follows:

For more information go to the Office of Admissions and the TWU Graduate School website.

Master of Arts and Master of Education in Special Education

Procedures and requirements are as follows:

For more information go to the Office of Admissions and the TWU Graduate School website.

Ph.D. in Special Education

Procedures and requirements for admissions are found in the Ph.D. handbook.

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