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Admissions Information

Degree Concentration Hours Thesis Option
M.A. Adult ESL 36 N/A
39 Thesis
M.A. Workplace, Community, and Continuing Education 36 N/A
39 Thesis
Texas State Certificate Adult English as a Second/Foreign Language 18 N/A
Minor Adult Education 12 N/A

Graduate College Deadlines*

Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall - Priority February 1 February 1
Fall - Standard June 15 June 1
Spring October 15 October 1
Summer I April 15 March 15
Summer II No Admission No Admission


*Application Deadline
This program has a flexible deadline.

Funding Information
Applications must be complete by the priority deadline to be considered for funding.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Graduate Advisor

Administrator Support

Department of CLAS

Dr. Jeremy Bohonos Kassi Redwine

Visit Program Website View Brochure  
512.245.5656 512.245.2531 Print Brochure    
ASBS, Room 306 ASBS, Room 306      

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.


Application Fee(s)

  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials

Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).

Transcripts & GPA

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus and completed graduate courses)
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in all completed graduate course work (if applicable)

Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted. 

GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required


  • writing sample as specified:
    • Discuss a major issue currently confronting adult education. You are strongly encouraged to draw on your own experiences in education in writing this essay. Please detail your own position on the subject and limit your response to 1000 words.
  • three letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your professional work, including at least one supervisor

Review the Graduate College Adult, Professional, and Community Education (Master's) page for more information. 


Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall and minimum individual module scores of 19
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.


To schedule an appointment for an interview, please email Kassi Redwine (kr1352@txstate.eduAFTER completing the application process.