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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Admission Requirements

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The Teaching of Writing Graduate Program is designed for current and prospective teachers in middle schools, high schools, and two-and-four year colleges. The aim of the program is to aid teachers in acquiring or expanding their expertise in teaching writing. Whether writing instruction is your primary focus or a secondary specialization that interests you, the certificate program offers an adaptable curriculum that will meet your needs.

Applicants should

  • Fill out the online application and include the following:
  • The names and email addresses of two individuals who have agreed to act as references addressing your preparation for graduate study
  • At least 5 page analytical writing sample with research
  • A personal statement describing relevant experience and professional goals
  • $40 application fee (May be paid online with credit card)
  • Official transcripts from the undergraduate degree-granting institution (application can be considered with unofficial transcripts but full admission requires offical transcripts)

International students should also submit the following documents to the Graduate Studies Office: