The College of Education and Counseling requires separate admission for all undergraduate and post-baccalaureate education programs.

Application process

Applicants interested in the added endorsement, STAR certification only (not MIT), teacher certification and undergraduate programs must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to the College of Education and Counseling:

  1. $35 application fee (exact cash or check made out to "Saint Martin's University")
  2. Program application
  3. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended sent directly from the institution to the CEC office with proof of a bachelor's degree and a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Unofficial transcripts are accepted from Saint Martin’s University
  4. Proof of fingerprinting
    1. Receipt from fingerprinting done at an Educational School District (ESD) -- review our admissions resources for detailed information
  5. Three signed letters of recommendation
    Recommenders are encouraged to attach an additional letter detailing qualifications

You may submit application materials individually or all at once. You will be notified regarding application acceptance once all application materials have received and reviewed.

Additional materials

  • STAR certification only (not MIT), teacher certification, undergraduate
    1. On-site essay
      Students must come to the CEC office to write a personal statement of approximately 300-400 words. Contact us to set up an appointment.
    2. Pre-program advising appointment
      Schedule with the CEC office
    3. Test scores: Official passing scores for math, reading and writing
      Any combination of tests below will suffice; official documentation is required. If you have passing SAT or ACT scores, please note you will need to provide an official copy to the CEC office. We suggest ordering a paper copy and delivering or sending it unopened to the CEC office.
    Subject WEST-B SAT ACT
    Math 240 515 22
    Reading 240 500 22
    Writing 240 490 8

    Once you have been accepted, you will need to complete our supplemental packet before registering. This will be sent to you when you receive your acceptance letter.