M.S. in Instructional
Students may qualify for admission to the MS in Instructional Design program in three
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- Admission based on a previously completed master degree
- Admission may be recommended for applicants who hold a master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution and who earned an overall graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- GRE or GMAT Scores: Admission based on scored for the GRE or GMAT
- Admission with GRE:
- Scores prior to August 2011 - The required GAP score based on the GRE is 2200 (GAP = GRE-V Plus GRE-Q Multiplied by your undergraduate GPA). An Analytical Writing score of 3.5 or higher is also required. Students who took the GRE General Test prior to October 1, 2002 must have a GAP score of 3500 or higher.
- Scores after August 2011 - Minimum GAP score (Undergraduate GPA Multiplied by 100) PLUS (GRE Verbal PLUS GRE Quantitative) of 550, with a minimum verbal and quantitative score of 139 each. An Analytical Writing score of 3.5 or higher is also required.
- Admission with GMAT:
- The required GAP score based on the GMAT score is 1050 (GAP = Undergraduate GPA Multiplied by 200 PLUS GMAT Score). An analytical writing score of 3.5 or higher is also required.
- Admission with GRE:
- NO GRE or GMAT: Students with a baccalaureate degree but without the GRE or GMAT
- Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university may apply for admission without a GRE or GMAT score if they achieved an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or least a 3.2 GPA in their last 60 hours of undergraduate credit for the degree.
- A letter of application that provides a rationale for admission without a GRE or GMAT score.
- A statement explaining the applicant's career goal(s) and purpose(s) for pursuing the master's program in Instructional Design.
- A current vita.
- At least two letters of recommendation:
- One letter of reference from a college/university instructor that details the applicant's potential for successful completion of the Master of Science program in Instructional Design.
- One letter of reference from an employer or supervisor that addresses the applicant's dispositions that predict success as a member of an Instructional Design or Training Team.
- At least a 3-page paper that indicates the applicant's analytical writing ability.
The admission decision by program faculty under this alternative is based on a review of the full set of admission documents. Applicants should strive to provide evidence of potential for completion of the degree and success in the field of instructional design.