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Apply for Limited-Residency Master of Education

Application Instructions

Required for admission:

Letters of Recommendation

Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources addressing the applicant’s capability to complete graduate level work through a self-directed Master of Education Degree. Letters must contain the writer’s contact information and relationship to the applicant. Letters may be emailed directly from the writer to admissions@prescott.edu.

Personal Statement

In three to five pages, the applicant must integrate her/his thoughts around the two major themes described below into a comprehensive personal statement. The applicant should address each of the specific parts identified within each theme.

Educational Goals:

  • The events in your life that lead you to want to earn a graduate degree.
  • How do you envision your life goals and professional aspirations changing as a result of this educational experience?

Readiness to thrive in a graduate program in which the student, to a great degree, works independently and is required to demonstrate high levels of self-direction and motivation.

  • Describe your experiences completing independent projects.
  • Discuss how your existing support network will help you handle the sense of isolation that can occur when completing projects independently.
  • What do you see as your strengths that will benefit you in a program such as this? What areas, if any, do you foresee that might pose a challenge to your success?
  • Share your initial thoughts about the Student Teaching or Principal Internship experiences you will complete during your program. How will these experiences offer you the opportunity to explore the theories and demonstrate your learning in your field of study in a practical, real-world context?

Official Transcript

Provide the official transcripts from the college or university that conferred your bachelor’s degree. The transcript should be sent directly from the college or university to the Prescott College Admissions Office in a sealed envelope.

**International applicants must submit official transcripts translated into English to Admissions. International applicants are also required to have non- U.S. transcripts evaluated by a professional credential evaluation service. The applicant is responsible for all costs associated with this service. Applicants will need to provide Admissions with a general report or basic statement of comparability. Admission to the Prescott College Master of Education Degree requires the applicant to have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree from a United States Department of Education recognized, regionally accredited college or university or an internationally recognized institution.

Submit all information to:

Prescott College Admissions
220 Grove Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301

Email: admissions@prescott.edu

Fax: 928-776-5242
Phone: 877-350-2100