Application for Admission MA MED MALS or Certificate in Humane Education We welcome your application for admission to the Graduate School of Valparaiso University. The mission of the Graduate School is to serve the advanced learning, professional development, and personal enrichment needs of individuals regionally and nationally. The Graduate School admits students that demonstrate the ability and motivation to succeed in an academically challenging environment. This form is meant to be completed ONLINE ONLY. If you would like a hard copy, please choose the Requesting Information link and one will be sent to you. You may mail any required materials to: Office of the Graduate School Kretzmann Hall 114 1700 Chapel Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493 USA You may contact us via: Telephone: (219) 464-5313 Toll Free: (800) 821-7685 Fax: (219) 464-5381 Email: Application Procedure Please us the Tab key to move through the application to enter data To be considered for admission, ALL applicants must provide: This application form, completed and signed. $30 application fee for US Citizens ($20 for students applying to a dual degree program, $50 for international students) Official transcripts of all prior undergraduate and graduate coursework. If you have received an undergraduate or graduate degree from Valparaiso University, you are not required to submit an official transcript from Valparaiso University. Two recommendation forms Current teaching license (MED-Instructional Leadership only) GRADUATE APPLICATION I. Program of Concentration Please indicate area of concentration: Select Area of Concentration MA MED MALS or Certificate in Humane Education SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION ALL STUDENTS 1. If seeking admission to one of the degree programs in Humane Education, please indicate the specific degree and/or concentration by checking one of the boxes below, then proceed to question #2 (if you are not seeking a degree, please proceed to question #3): Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Humane Education Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Instructional Leadership with a concentration in Humane Education Master of Arts (M.A.) in Humane Education MALS with a concentration in Humane Education 2. If you are seeking an M.Ed. degree, as indicated by the box you checked in question #1, please answer the following questions, then proceed to question #4. If you are seeking another degree (M.A. or MALS), please proceed to directly #4. Do you have a current teaching license? Yes No If yes, which state? Did you ever have a teaching license? Yes No If yes, which state? Were you ever eligible to apply for a teaching license, such as at the time of completion of your bachelor's degree? Yes No If yes, which state? 3. If not seeking a degree, please indicate your purpose for seeking admission to graduate study in education: Certificate in Humane Education Renew or Professionalize Current License by taking course work in the field of Humane Education: Currently active elementary or secondary educators may take courses without formal admission to degree-seeking status provided they do not intend to use the credits towards a degree, initial licensure, or to add a special education or reading endorsement to a current license.