Student Application Checklist

For Education Master's Programs

Thank you for your interest in University of Saint Joseph's master's programs

Please complete the steps of the application process in order to start the program and be eligible for financial aid.


Application for Graduate Admission

Submit your application online by clicking the button.


Application Fee

If you did not submit your application fee with your online application, you may use our secure payment center to submit your application fee online or mail a check or money order to the following address:

University of Saint Joseph 
Office of Admissions
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Continue with the following steps to complete your admission file:

Note: While your place may be held by reserving your seat, you have to be fully admitted to start classes and to be eligible for financial aid.


Financial Aid & Payment Options

Determine how you plan to pay for the program: Financial Aid or Pay-As-You-Go.

If using Financial Aid, complete the FAFSA online. It is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible; payment is due prior to your first night of class.

If you do not plan to use financial aid, please complete the Pay-As-You-Go Plan Agreement, or pay semester tuition in full before the start of your first course.



Submit an official transcript of your Bachelor’s degree.

An official transcript showing a Bachelor degree conferral and a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to reserve your seat. Official transcripts from all institutions that you attended during your undergraduate career and listed on your graduate application will be required in order to be accepted to the program. Any student with a GPA below 2.5 on their degree-bearing transcript may be considered for acceptance. Contact the Graduate Information Office for more information.


Professional Recommendation Forms

The easiest and fastest way to request your recommendations is to use our online system. Submit contact information for two professional references who can attest to your ability to pursue graduate work*. This will allow us to e-mail reference forms directly to your recommender on your behalf.

*One must be from a principal or another administrator who works with the student.


Graduate Student Immunization Form

Applicants are required to submit an Graduate Student Immunization Form to the Health Services Office. Please contact the Health Services Office at (860) 231-5530 if you have questions.


Letter of Intent

Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent. Please upload completed letter of intent into application portal or on this page.


Plan of Study Form

Applicants are required to submit a plan of study. Choose a plan of study form below for the program and semester to which you are applying. Fill out form electronically and print to Save as PDF. Upload saved completed plan of study form into application portal or on this page.

Fall 2022:

Curriculum & Instruction

Special Education

Spec Ed with ASD Focus

Autism Certificate Only

Adv Teaching in Special Ed

Instructional Technology

Arts Integration Education