Graduate Application and Admission


We’re glad you’re considering Auburn for your graduate studies. Let’s get started.

APPLICATION * GRE * TRANSCRIPTS * BACKGROUND CHECKADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Application

*The Elementary Education program accepts new graduate students in the spring and summer semesters. To be considered for admission, please meet the October 15 or March 15 deadline.

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Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

  • Take the GRE: Revised General Test – GRE Website
  • Send your scores to Auburn University, Code: #1005

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Transcripts

  • Degree seeking students must send official transcripts from ALL previously attended institutions.
  • Non-degree seeking and graduate certificate applicants must send official transcripts from the most recent institution attended.
  • Domestic (USA) transcripts:
    • Official transcripts should be sent to the Graduate School using the following address: The Graduate School, 106 Hargis Hall, Auburn, AL  36849-5122
    • Official electronic transcripts from domestic institutions may be sent to graduatetranscripts@auburn.edu
  • International (Non-USA) transcripts:
    • All official international transcripts should be sent in the original language accompanied by a certified English translation of each document. Contact the graduate school at (334) 844-4700 with questions.
    • If seeking certification, all official international transcripts ALSO require a course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services (wes.org).

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Clear Background Check

  • All degree and certificate programs require a clear background check before your first semester begins.
  • Alabama teachers who have completed this can find their results through the tcert portal.
  • All others will use Cogent Systems for background checks.

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Additional Admissions Requirements

All Applicants
Masters Degree (M.Ed.) Applicants
  • Valid Teaching Certificate copy
    • If from Alabama, we can get it from the online system.
    • If your certificate is from another state, you must send a copy to currgpo@auburn.edu
Masters Degree (M.S.) Applicants
  • Specific Programs may have additional requirements. Once you’ve applied, these will be requested.
Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S.)Applicants
  • Valid Teaching Certificate copy
    • If from Alabama, we can get it from the online system.
    • If your certificate is from another state, you must send a copy to currgpo@auburn.edu.
Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) Applicants
  • Statement of Intent (300-500 words) describing your professional interests and goals must be sent to currgpo@auburn.edu.
  • Specific Programs have additional requirements. Once you’ve applied, these will be requested. These may include academic writing samples, examples demonstrating excellent teaching, a letter of introduction, etc.

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