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Please review each of the following admission and supplemental documentation requirements before completing the M.Ed. in Divergent Learning Application.

Admission requirements include:

   • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a cumulative
     GPA 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
   • Official, unopened transcripts which contains the degree earned and date earned
   • If applicable, official graduate transcript from a regionally accredited institution with a 
     cumulative GPA of 3.0 or
     higher on a 4.0 scale (partial or with degree earned)
   • A completed graduate admission application form
   • Two letters of recommendation: recommendation form
   • If applicable, submission of one of the following graduate entrance exams:

      - Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – Columbia College GRE Code R5117
      - Miller Analogies Test (MAT) – Columbia College MAT Code 1710

    • Submission of Resume
    • Submission of an entrance essay:  Rubric  | Essay Scenarios DL

 Note: Any exceptions to the preceding requirements must be approved by the Division Chair.

All application materials with the exception of the official unopened paper transcripts and/or paper entrance exam reports can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All other documents are to be mailed to:

                Joann Nagy
                Associate Director, Graduate Admissions
                Columbia College
                1301 Columbia College Drive
                Columbia, South Carolina  29203

Veterans Applications -  Columbia College welcomes applications from veterans to the M.Ed. in Divergent Learning Program.  This program fully qualifies for the financial benefits available to veterans or their dependents.

Admission to Candidacy- A student may be considered for admittance to candidacy for the M.Ed. in Divergent Learning Program only if all of the admission materials have been received.