Mar 21, 2018  
2016-2017 Capital Seminary and Graduate School Catalog 
2016-2017 Capital Seminary and Graduate School Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Admission Criteria and Application Process - MEd Certification

Individuals seeking admission to the MEd program for certification only 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 nondegree application and submit the $40 application fee. The nondegree application is available from Adult Learner Services (717-560-8282). Once your application has been received, you will be contacted by an Admissions Representative who will guide you through the application process.
  2. Statement: Write a brief statement of your current situation/employment, future goals, salvation experience, and spiritual growth. This must be submitted with the application and will be evaluated for acceptance as a nondegree seeking student. 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 the certification.
  3. References: Ask two 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.
  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.