Curriculum and Instruction
Admission Application Instructions
- Applying for admission to the graduate program in Curriculum and Instruction is a two-step process:
- First: Complete the Online Application (https://www.applyweb.com/apply/uomont/menu.html) As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
- Self-report GRE scores: Verbal of 146 or higher, Quantitative of 143 or higher, and Writing of 4.0 or higher.
- Self-report MAT Score (383 or higher).
- Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including grade point average: 3.0 or higher.)
- 3 Letters of recommendations.
- Upload a letter of intent including academic and professional goals, philosophy of teaching and learning, and the specific program option you are applying for.
- Upload a 500-word essay.*
- Upload resume
- Pay the application fee.
- Second: Request Official Scores and Transcripts:
- Request that official GRE scores be sent to the University of Montana using code 4489.
- Request that official transcripts be sent to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction from all colleges and universities you have attended (excluding University of Montana) Transcripts may also be transmitted electronically through the National Student Clearinghouse.
(*) For more Information please visit the Admission Requirements page for the Graduate degrees
- Elementary and secondary licensure applicants must also submit:
- Initial Background Screening Form, signed.
- A fingerprint-based background check. A fingerprint card packet must be acquired from Teacher Education Services to complete the background check. (Please contact Teacher Education Services if unable to visit the office.)
- A written description of previous experiences with children and adolescents. This is a two to three paragraph document separate from the resume.
- A 500-word essay, 12 point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, one-inch margins, and titled, in response to the following prompt: "Select and describe one significant learning experience from your life. Identify what you learned and explain how it will contribute to your work as a teacher."
- Fall - The Graduate Admissions Committee reviews applications twice per year. Applications must be received by March 1 to be considered for summer or fall admission.
- Spring - The Graduate Admissions Committee reviews applications twice per year. Applications must be received by October 1 to be considered for spring admission.
- Summer - The Graduate Admissions Committee reviews applications twice per year. Applications must be received by March 1 to be considered for summer or fall admission.
|Curriculum and Instruction
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education & Human Sciences
32 Campus Drive #6346
Missoula, MT 59812-6346
Fax: (406) 243-4908
Graduate Admissions Co-Chairs
Morgen Alwell, Ph.D.