We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year - apply now!

This is the application process for:

  • Master of Education degree
  • Endorsement Programs
  • Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification

Please submit the following:

  1. Completed application, including essay*
  2. An official college transcript for each undergraduate and post-graduate instution you have attended
  3. Two professional recommendations
  4. Copy of teaching certificate
  5. For international prospective MEd students:

Non-Degree Guests

Whether you are interested in taking a summer workshop or a graduate level class the Graduate Programs offers students the opportunity to take up to nine semester hours as a guest without being formally accepted into the Graduate Programs.

To be a guest one must fill out the Graduate and Undergraduate Guest Application form and return it to the Graduate Programs Office with the desired workshop or course listed. You may also fax it to 616-526-6505 with Attention Cindi Hoekstra.

Graduate Studies in Education
Attn: Cindi Hoekstra
3201 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

If you are interested in Calvin's graduate program or have any question about your readiness for such courses, contact the Graduate Studies in Education Office at Calvin.

International Applicants

Financial commitment
Students must show the ability to meet a certain level of financial commitment in order to be admitted to the Graduate Program. Our Declaration of Finances form is the only form we use for this process. You may also have someone submit a Sponsor form on your behalf.
TOEFL and IELTS scores

The minimum TOEFL score for regular admission is 550 (213 on the computerized version or 80 on the internet based test).

The TOEFL code number for Calvin is 1095.

The IELTS results are also accepted by the College with a minimum score of 6.5.

The TOEFL code number for Calvin is 1095.

Scores submitted to the Graduate Program must be original or certified copies.