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Application instructions for Master of Science Degrees

The Graduate Council encourages interested students to complete the admission process. The general application requirements for admission at Eastern Connecticut State University are as follows:

Standard Requirements

  1. A completed application for admission – APPLY ONLINE
  2. A bachelor’s degree from an approved/accredited institution
    • M.S. in Accounting: minimum GPA of 2.70
    • M.S. in Organizational Management: minimum GPA of 2.70
    • M.S. in Education (Various): minimum GPA of 3.0; 2.7 GPA for Educational Technology
  3. $50 non-refundable application fee
  4. Official college transcript(s) for all non-Eastern colleges/universities attended
  5. Recommendations*:
    • M.S. in Accounting: Two recommendation surveys completed by individuals knowledgeable about the applicant’s abilities to complete graduate work.
    • M.S. in Organizational Management: Two recommendation surveys completed by individuals knowledgeable about the applicant’s abilities to complete graduate work.
    • M.S. in Education (various): Two recommendation survey for non-certification students or three for CARE certification candidates. CARE recommendations should be from an academic professor or a professional K-12 educator.
*Applicants enter the contact information for references as "supplemental items" after submitting the online application.

Additional Requirements

If applicable

M.S. in Educational Studies (Non-Certification):

  • A copy of a valid State Teacher’s Certificate or Evidence of Significant Teaching Experience
  • A statement of professional goals. Statements can be uploaded as supplemental items in the online application.

M.S. in Education Technology: A resume/curriculum vitae

M.S. in Education with Teacher Certification:

  • Praxis core, SAT, ACT or GRE scores
  • Praxis II score (for Secondary Education)

M.S. in Organizational Management:

  • A Resume/curriculum vitae
  • A statement of professional goals. Statements can be uploaded as supplemental items in the online application. 

Please contact us with questions:

priority deadline:

We encourage completed applications to be submitted before the priority deadline for graduate admissions but will do our best to process applications received after the priority deadline in time for registration.

Fall Semester – July 6th
Spring Semester – November 3rd
Summer Semester – April 5th

Plans of Study and other forms can be found at Other Forms.” (Please note that the forms require Adobe Reader.)

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Graduate Assistantships and Teacher Residencies

For more information, contact the Graduate Division at graduateadmission@easternct.edu.

Graduate Catalog

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