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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 University "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.

  • Proof of certification on the TEACH website is required.

​NOTE: The following may be required at the discretion of the program:

  • A personal interview with program director or a graduate faculty member
  • Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) if English is not that applicant's first language

Enrollment Period:

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 University

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

Application Questions:

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

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Adult and Graduate Admissions - 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) - AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu