M.Ed. Special Education Generalist - Admission Requirements

Step 1 - University Application

Complete the Application Form via ApplyTexas and pay a one-time application fee of $25. For more information about admissions to the Lamar University Graduate Program, see https://www.lamar.edu/catalog/graduate-admission/index.html

Submit official, sealed, transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Mail to: Lamar University Online Admissions – P.O. Box 10017, Beaumont, TX 77710,


Submit electronically to luadmtran@lamar.edu 

GRE Policy

  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (institutional bachelor’s degree) requires no GRE
  • Applicants with a GPA below 2.5 in the institutional bachelor’s will not be admitted.
  • Upon acceptance and eligibility to remain in the program, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA average.

Step 2 - Department Application

1. Hold a baccalaureate degree for an accredited institution of higher education that was accredited at the time recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
2. Hold a valid teaching certificate
3. Reference from your Principal

Instructions for submitting the department admission requirements will be emailed to each applicant after the ApplyTexas.org application is received and processed.