Admission to the program may be achieved by completing the following requirements:
Satisfactorily fulfill graduate admissions requirements for Brandman University.
If using Option Two in the graduate admissions requirements, have a grade point average between 2.75 and 2.99 in the last 30 graded semester credits (45 quarter units) in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program including credits earned toward a credential and submit passing scores from one of the following standard admissions tests:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): any two of the three GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative or Analytical Writing) may be used to meet graduate admissions standards for the MAE. The minimum acceptable score for the Verbal and Quantitative sections is 146. Minimum score for analytic writing is 4.5.
Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 403.
State Teacher Examinations: successfully complete the appropriate California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), or Single Subject Assessments for Teaching (SSAT) and/or Praxis Examination.
Candidates who have successfully completed any of Brandman University's Preliminary Credential programs and have passed the CSET, MSAT, SSAT or PRAXIS examination automatically qualify for admission to MAE program.
How to Apply
Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Admission
Submit a $50 application fee. Apply online and we'll waive the $50 application fee!
Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Only credit from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted for transfers. International applicants or domestic applicants with transcripts from international institutions must also submit foreign transcripts. PLEASE DO NOT FAX TRANSCRIPTS.
Please mail all official transcripts to the following address:
Office of Admission
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
With the exception of transcripts, you may also fax additional required documents directly to the Office of Admission at (714) 628-3405 or e-mail the documents as attachments to email@example.com
Submit two letters of recommendation and recommendation waivers from individuals who are familiar with the applicant's academic/professional ability to undertake graduate study.
Provide a letter of completion on institution letterhead and/or from registrar's office if you are currently completing a baccalaureate degree from an institution other than Brandman University.