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To enroll in a graduate program in Reading Education you must apply to the university and concurrently submit the required documents to the department for the degree you are seeking.

How to Apply to the University

  1. Review TWU’s general requirements for graduate admission. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA in previous undergraduate and graduate courses.
  2. Apply to the TWU Graduate School. No GRE is required.

Apply to the MA or MEd in Reading Education Program

Apply to the Department of Reading Education by sending a vita/resume and a one- to two-page essay. See the list of essay questions.

Apply to the PhD in Reading Education Program

  1. Take the GRE and have your scores sent to TWU (Institution Code: 6826)
  2. Review TWU’s general requirements for graduate admission
  3. Apply to the TWU Graduate School
  4. Apply to the Department of Reading by submitting these documents directly by email to
    • Vita/Resume
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • 1-2 page statement of professional experience and goals in pursuing doctoral degree in reading

Be sure to put your first and last name and Doctoral Application in the subject line (SallyStudentDocApplication).

A committee will review your application and materials to determine if you will be invited to an on-campus interview and on-demand writing sample session. Only after successful completion of all of these steps will you be accepted into the program.

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