Admission Requirements

* University Admission Requirements

• Complete an online application at ApplyTexas.org. A one-time application fee of $25 will be assessed with the first course tuition.

• Provide official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended* to dept_admtran@lamar.edu

*Official transcripts are sealed transcripts from the sending institution. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

• Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (institutional bachelor’s degree) requires no GRE.

• Undergraduate GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 (institutional bachelor’s degree) requires a qualifying GRE by the third course.

• For those applicants within the 2.5-2.99 range in the institutional bachelor’s degree, a last 60 hour count will be performed and if the derived GPA is 3.0 or higher, the applicant will be granted admission on the no-GRE status

• Applicants with a GPA below 2.5 in the institutional bachelor’s will not be admitted

GRE taken before August 2011:

   • Acceptable (see above) GPA x 200 + (verbal = quantitative GRE score) =/or greater than 1350.

GRE taken after August 2011:

   • Acceptable (see above) GPA x 50 + GRE Verbal + GRE quantitative =/or greater than 428.

For applicants who tested prior to August of 2011, the ETS-provided conversion scale to current score scales will be used. For more information on the GRE go to http://www.ets.org/gre.

Register for the GRE -http://www.ets.org/gre

Take the GRE practice test -http://www.ets.org/gre/revised_general/prepare?WT.ac=rx46

GRE FAQ’s -http://degree.lamar.edu/faqs.aspx?f=gre

* Department Admission Requirements - M.Ed. in Digital Learning and Leading

1) Valid applicant needs to be employed in a position such as PK-12, higher education or corporate training, where they can implement course content and develop portfolio artifacts.

* Admission Appeals

M.Ed. applicants whose first set of GRE scores do not calculate into the admissions score for the required 428 (or 1350 old score set) may appeal by contacting

luacademic@lamar.edu for an appeal packet. If the first appeal is denied, the applicant may retake the GRE and submit the second set of scores for additional consideration along with the contents of the appeal packet. Appeals will not be processed without submitting the results of at least one GRE attempt.

Send all required documents to:

Appeals Committee
Lamar University Academic Partnerships
P.O. Box 10034
Beaumont, Texas 77710