Teacher License - Curriculum and Instruction

We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Curriculum and Instruction. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

  • Transcripts
  • Personal History Statement
  • A photocopy of your Official Transcript Evaluation (from the Office of Professional
    Preparation and Licensure, BRNG 3229, Phone (765) 494-2345)
  • 500-word goal statement if applying to Science (Biology Ed., Chemistry Ed.,
    Earth Space Science Ed., Physics Ed., and Science Ed.) or English Language Learner
Contact Information Mailing Address
Websites of Interest
Name: Office of Graduate Studies
Phone: (765) 494-2345
Fax: (765) 494-0587
E-mail: education-gradoffice@purdue.edu
Office of Graduate Studies
College of Education
Purdue University
100 North University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

Graduate Program

Office of Graduate Studies

Application Requirements
(See above)

Please note that only up to twelve credit hours taken in Teacher License (non-degree) status can be used toward a master's or doctoral degree at Purdue University. (Graduate School policy)

Effective for those seeking Spring 2019 admission and beyond:

TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:

Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 80 
With the following minimum section requirements: 
Reading: 19 
Listening: 14 
Speaking: 18 
Writing: 18

Minimum Paper-Delivered Test - no overall score reported
With the following minimum section requirements:
Reading: 19
Listening: 14
Writing: 18

IELTS (Academic Module):
Minimum overall score required: 6.5
With the following minimum section requirements:
Reading: 6.5
Listening: 6.0
Speaking: 6.0
Writing: 5.5

Pearson Test of English (PTE):
No longer accepted

Purdue West Lafayette campus