Student Application Checklist

For Education Master's & Certification Programs

Fall 2021 starts the week of August 23rd
Application Fee Waived for Fall!
Financial Aid Update: Interest Rates Decrease from 6.08% to 4.3% for the 2020-2021 School Year

Thank you for your interest in Georgian Court University's graduate programs in education.

Please complete step one to reserve your seat in the cohort.


Application for Graduate Admission

Complete and submit the cohort application by clicking the button.


$40 Application Fee

Please click the button to submit your non-refundable $40 application fee.

Once your seat has been reserved, follow the remaining steps to complete your admissions file:


Financial Aid & Payment Options

Determine how you plan to pay for the program: Financial Aid or payment plans.

If using Financial Aid, complete the FAFSAIt is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible.

See the How to Pay page for information about Financial Aid and the payment plans.


Official Transcripts

Submit official transcripts of each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended, either in sealed, signed envelopes or via electronic submission directly from the registrar’s office. We require official transcripts from all attended colleges or universities. A 3.0 academic average is required.


Copy of your CEAS or Standard Certificate

A CEAS or Standard Certificate is required for most cohort programs. The Graduate Information Office will obtain a copy of your teaching certificate online at the NJDOE website as long as it is in the state’s database. If we have any difficulties locating your teaching certificate, we will contact you. If you would still like to upload a copy of your teaching certificate, please use the button at the right.


Verification of Experience Form (Administration & Leadership Programs Only)

The state requires you have at least 3-5 years of qualified experience under your certificate to become an administrator. We require a Verification of Experience Form be on file showing proof of this requirement before you begin the program. You may fill out a request to have a link to this Verification of Experience Form sent directly to your administrator. The link will be sent via an automatically generated email. Please notify your administrator that it is coming their way.


WPT & OPI Scores (ESL & Bilingual Ed Programs Only)

Candidates for the ESL & Bilingual/Bicultural programs must provide passing scores for the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Written Proficiency Test (WPT) in English, as well as the OPI and WPT in a second language if pursing the Bilingual/Bicultural Education Endorsement. Click the button to obtain scores using Language Testing International.


Student Health Form

Off-campus students are required to complete a Student Health Form and provide documentation of immunizations before attending class. Click the button to download the form.