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    Capital Seminary and Graduate School
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Capital Seminary and Graduate School Catalog

Admission Criteria and Application Process - MEd Consulting Resource Teacher


Individuals seeking admission to the MEd, Consulting Resource Teacher program must complete the following application steps. Decisions for admission to this program are made using each application pieces listed as criteria.

  1. Application Form: Complete the online application and submit the $40 application fee. Once your application has been received, you will be contacted by an Admissions Representative who will guide you through the application process.
     
  2. Autobiographical Essay: Write an autobiographical essay. Guidelines for the essay are found here or from Adult Learner Services (717-560-8282). This essay is designed to provide applicable life content as well as demonstrate the applicant’s writing ability. Applicants will be evaluated on: confirmation of acceptance of Christ as personal Savior, developments in spiritual growth, statement of ministry and professional goals, and rationale for desiring a master’s degree. This autobiography has specific guidelines (please follow link above) and is designed for assessing the above content as well as writing ability.
     
  3. References: Ask three people who are qualified to evaluate your professional work experience and potential as a teacher, to complete the reference form on your behalf. Reference forms are located online here.
     
  4. Request Official Transcripts: Contact all institutions through which degrees have been awarded to request official transcripts to be sent to Adult Learner Services (717-560-8282). These must be official transcripts sent directly from the degree granting institution(s). There must be a transcript from an accredited institution showing completion of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.85.

    In addition, the following online Biblical and Theological Foundation Courses are required prior to starting the program.

        BTC 551 - The Biblical Narrative  
        BTC 561 - Biblical Interpretation  
        BTC 571 - Introduction to Christian Theology  
        BTC 581 - Christianity & the Contemporary World  

    Some exemptions from these courses are possible based on applicant’s prior biblical and theological education. At the time of admission, an evaluation will be done of the applicant’s transcripts, and the applicant will be informed of any possible exemptions.
  5. Certification: Applicants must submit a valid certificate at a minimum level of Instructional I or its equivalent. A copy must be sent to Adult Learner Services (717-560-8282).
     
  6. Computer Proficiency Form: Please complete the online computer proficiency form.
     
  7. TOEFL Score: Non-native speakers of English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). If the applicant has an undergraduate degree from an accredited American college or university, he/she is exempt from the TOEFL requirement. If required, the TOEFL test score must meet the following minimum for admission: paper score 550; computer score 213; or internet score 79. The applicant’s skill score in writing will also be considered in the admissions decision.
     
  8. Personal Interview: Following receipt of the above items, a personal interview will be arranged with a faculty member.