Aurora University

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

All candidates seeking admission to the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Diverse Learners program must:

  • Hold a valid Illinois teaching professional educator license (Teaching PEL)
  • Have classroom teaching experience in a Pre-K-12 setting and currently be under contract as a full time classroom teacher

Admission Process

  1. A completed Graduate Application for Admission
  2. Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all degrees earned: undergraduate degree indicating a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher or a graduate degree indicating a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, both based on a 4.0 scale. Aurora University accepts official electronic transcripts at
  3. A recommendation from your current supervising administrator verifying contractual employment and attesting to your academic and professional potential
  4. A personal statement of past professional experience and future educational goals
  5. A current resume