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Lacey, WA 98503
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday
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Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, it is in your
interest to meet the following priority dates. This is especially true if
you are applying for financial aid, assistantships or scholarships.
|Key application & program dates
||Feb - May
|Orientation and summer academy
online application for graduate admission.
For certification-only select STAR program as your campus, and
post-bac certification as your program. For MIT and STAR, select
STAR as your campus and MIT as your program.
||Send all supplemental and supporting documents below to the
Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
Online payment or check for $50 application fee
made out to "Saint Martin's University"
- Official transcripts from ALL colleges and
universities attended sent directly from the institution to OGS.
International students must also submit official English
translations for any transcripts not in English.
- Test scores: Copy of WEST-B results (reading,
writing and math AND for MIT
program: (GRE or MAT) sent directly from the testing agency.
letters of recommendation.
Have each recommender send their signed form directly to the Saint
Martin’s University Office of Graduate Studies. Letter writers are
encouraged to attach a letter further detailing qualifications.
- Curriculum vitae outlining your professional or
work experience details
- Proof of fingerprinting and clearance through
Character and Fitness form
- Schedule program advising appointment / interview
||On-site essay. Applicants must come to the
College of Education to write a brief personal statement of
approximately 300-400 words. To schedule your appointment, please
email The College of Education and Professional Psychology:
||Once admitted, students will be required to submit the following
We encourage applicants to get these materials in as soon as
possible (even during the application process)
as they are needed before students can register.
Pre-program observation form
- Proof of valid CPR /First Aid card or course registration (a
list of local class providers can be found on our
- Photo (can be electronic)