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Now accepting applications! The STAR program continues to accept applications until the program has filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by April 1 for the greatest chance at being considered.

Upcoming STAR prospective student information sessions
»Thursday, February 20th 6:45 - 8:15pm
Norman Worthington Conference Center

»Monday, March 10th 6:30 - 8:00pm
Norman Worthington Conference Center

»Monday, March 17th 5:15 - 6:45pm
Norman Worthington Conference Center

»Wednesday, April 9th 6:30 - 8:00pm
Norman Worthington Conference Center

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Graduate Studies

Email
gradstudies@stmartin.edu

Telephone
360-412-6142

Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M, W, F

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tu, Th

How to apply


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Deadlines
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  
Priority deadline April 1
Applicant interviews Feb - May
Orientation and summer academy mid-June


Application steps

Step 1: Complete the 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.
Step 2: Send all supplemental and supporting documents below to the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)

  1. Online payment or check for $50 application fee made out to "Saint Martin's University"
  2. 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.
  3. Test scores: Copy of WEST-B results (reading, writing and math AND for MIT program: (GRE or MAT) sent directly from the testing agency.
  4. Three 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.
  5. Curriculum vitae outlining your professional or work experience details
  6. Proof of fingerprinting and clearance through OSPI
  7. Character and Fitness form
  8. Schedule program advising appointment / interview
    Step 3: 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: education@stmartin.edu
    Step 4: Once admitted, students will be required to submit the following pre-enrollment materials.

    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.
     
  1. Pre-program observation form
  2. Proof of valid CPR /First Aid card or course registration (a list of local class providers can be found on our Admission resources PDF.
  3. Photo (can be electronic)
  4. The Office of Graduate Studies

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