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Education Department

Karen P. Fasanella, Ed.D.
Chair, Department of Education

Santa Maria Hall 13B

Phone: (973) 290-4377

Admission Requirements

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Admissions Requirements:

  • A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Current Resume.
  • Outstanding academic success in prior graduate work including an official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate colleges/universities attended. Courses taken at colleges in countries outside the United States must be evaluated by WES (World Education Services) for a course-by-course evaluation. For additional information on certified university record translations, students should contact WES at 800-937-3895 or by email at
  • Evidence of scholarly work (Master's Thesis, Action Research, Publication(s).
  • 500-word personal statement (1-2 pages) as to why you are interested in obtaining a graduate degree, what are your long-term goals and how a graduate degree will help you achieve them. 
  • Two letters of recommendation from a college/university professor, or from a professional reference attesting to your ability to perform at a high level of academic achievement.
  • Completed application

The final step in the admission process will be a successful interview with the Program Chair or designee.