Literacy Education - Admissions & Application

Please note: Incomplete admissions paperwork will be retained for two years in the Graduate Education Office.

Application Requirements

  • Writing Sample - Please attach an essay of 300-500 words explaining why you are seeking admission to this program. Include how this program will help achieve your personal and/or career goals.

  • Resume - Please attach a one-page professional resume highlighting your professional experience.

  • Transcripts - One official transcript from all colleges/universities attended. (Minimum G.P.A. 3.0).
    NOTE: All official transcripts can be sent via mail to Roberts Wesleyan College "ATTN: AGE Admissions Office" 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624.

  • Recommendations - Two professional recommendations needed; please send us the form from the application, along with recommendation letter. (One recommendation needs to be from an education professor.)

  • Proof of certification on the TEACH website is required.

  • Scores from either edTPA, NYS certification exams, or GRE / MAT tests - Required by NYS. Please submit scores. 

Enrollment Periods:

Application Checklist

  • My application is complete (APPLY ONLINE)

  • I have enclosed a copy of my current certification

  • I have enclosed my writing sample

  • I have enclosed my resume

  • I have requested an official transcript from all colleges/universities attended. They will be sent directly to the Admissions Coordinator in Graduate Teacher Education at Roberts Wesleyan College.

  • I have requested two professional recommendations (letters and forms) be sent directly to the Admissions Coordinator in Graduate Teacher Education at Roberts Wesleyan College

Need Housing?

If you are in need of housing while studying at Roberts, please contact AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu for a list of housing options near campus or visit www.roberts.edu/GradHousing for on-campus housing for full-time, graduate students.

Application Questions:

Call: 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) | Email: AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu

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