Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Saint Michael’s Master’s Programs have a well-earned reputation for personal attention, excellent teaching and value in the marketplace. Click here to apply online. When applying online, all materials are processed electronically. If anything needs to be sent as a hard copy, send it to:

Graduate Education Admission
Saint Michael’s College
One Winooski Park, Box 286
Colchester, VT 05439

If you have any questions about the process email

Applicants must have met these requirements:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and have attained a minimum of 3.0 GPA. If you are applying for a C.A.G.S., you must have a Master’s Degree already.
  • Submit a completed Application for Graduate Admission.
  • Contact your undergraduate institution to submit your official transcript(s), in sealed envelope(s), of all undergraduate work (if credits were transferred, we will also need the official transcript from those institutions). If you have completed graduate work in the past, you must contact this institution as well to submit your official transcript. (Check with your institution(s), they may be able to send it electronically.)
  • Include two references with letters of recommendation. One must be from an academic institution or employer, whichever is the most relevant and within the last 5 years. The second must be from a person who has observed your work with children in the age group you are interested in (i.e. Elementary is K-6; Middle 5-7 and Secondary 7-12) within the last 5 years.
  • Submit a two page essay describing an experience that has shaped you as an educator, aspiring educator, or aspiring educational leader. Please read our Education Department mission statement on our main page and refer to at least one of the five outcomes. Please be specific and descriptive.
  • Submit your resum√©.
  • Have an interview. This will be arranged after your admission file is complete.
  • Submit a non-refundable application fee of $50.00. (SMC Alumni please waive fee.)
  • If you are a licensed teacher seeking an additional endorsement, submit a copy of your license to the Graduate Admission Office,

If you’re an international applicant…

International applicants, and applicants for whom English is not their native language, should go to the International Applicants page.

Admission Decision

You will be informed of the admission decision, by letter, following your interview.