Graduate Programs Admission

Online Application Process

You can apply online for any of our graduate programs. The system allows you to work on your application at your own pace and save your work to come back at a later time. You can submit essays, references, and resumés electronically, and check on the status of your application.

The Online Inquiry Form 可以用来询问有关项目的具体问题吗. Please note that Saint Michael’s College Master’s Programs do not require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).

Applications are now being accepted for Summer and Fall 2024 start term in all programs that offer those start terms.


Start Term
Spring ’24Summer ’24Fall ’24
Master of Arts in Clinical-Counseling PsychologyApril 1
Master of Arts in TeachingNov. 1Feb. 1May 1
Master of EducationNov. 1March 1May 1
Master of Arts in TESOLNov. 1March 1May 1
Holistic Restorative Education CertificateNov. 1March 1
Health Equity CertificateRolling AdmissionRolling AdmissionRolling Admission
Certificate of Advanced Graduate StudiesNov. 1March 1May 1
Racial Equity & Educational Justice Graduate Certificate ProgramMarch 1


  1. 在课程空间允许的情况下,我们将在上述截止日期之后继续审查申请.
  2. Applicants admitted to the MAT program who intend to complete the program in one year will begin as full-time students in the Summer term. Classes start in mid-May. Applications received after the Feb. 1 deadline will be reviewed as program space allows, but we cannot guarantee completion in one year.
  3. International students should complete their application requirements well in advance of these deadlines to accommodate extra steps in their application process.

Time to Completion

Full-TimePart-TimeTotal Credits Required
Master of Arts in Clinical-Counseling Psychology2 years3+ years60
Master of Arts in Teaching1 year (May Start)2+ years29-39
Master of Education2 years3+ years36
Master of Arts in TESOL2 years3+ years36
Master of Arts in TESOL + ELL Licensure2 years (May Start)3+ years46
Holistic Restorative Education CertificateN/A1 year (Spring start)12
Racial Equity & Educational Justice CertificateN/A1 year (Summer start)12
Health Equity Certificate1 year (Fall Start)2+ years18
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies1.5 years2+ years30

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet these requirements:

  • Submit a completed application.
  • 拥有认可的美国学院或大学的学士学位, or its foreign university equivalent, 专攻心理学或相关学科的. Please note that the Program Director may require that a third party evaluate foreign academic credentials.
  • Have achieved a 3.0 GPA on undergraduate course work and a minimum 3.心理学和所有研究生课程的平均绩点为25分.
  • Submit your official transcript(s) from your degree-granting undergraduate insitution, 完成了必要工作的任何机构, 以及任何完成相关研究生课程以获得学分的机构.
  • 在心理健康或人类服务领域有有意义的有偿或志愿工作经验.
  • Submit two references with accompanying letters. One reference must address your academic potential by a professor in your most recent academic experience. 另一份推荐信必须说明你在人力服务方面的工作经历, 证明你在帮助他人方面是有效的. Please use the Reference Forms provided in the application and read the instructions for proper handling.
  • Submit your résumé.
  • Have taken two undergraduate level psychology courses if you did not have a psychology concentration.
  • Submit a three-to-five page (double-spaced) autobiographical essay describing how you became interested in a career in professional psychology, including those pivotal experiences as a student, intern, or observer of the mental health system. This essay serves not only as a writing sample, but also to convey who you are as a person and how you see our program as compatible with your personal and professional goals.
  • Participate in an interview, 一旦你提交了所有的申请材料,并且你的档案已经完成.
  • 提交申请费$50,支付给圣米迦勒书院.


If you’re an international applicant…

International applicants, 以及英语不是母语的申请人, 您是否还应该查看下面国际申请人标题下的信息.

Admission Decision

你将收到录取通知书, 在满足所有入学要求之后, including the interview. 录取决定由项目主管做出, 在咨询了项目的教职员工之后. In order to provide personalized and high quality graduate training in clinical-counseling psychology, it is necessary to limit the size of the program. The admission process, therefore, is competitive. Please note that meeting minimum application requirements and following admission procedures does not guarantee acceptance into the program.


  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) -初始教师资格证加硕士学位(Art, Elementary, Elementary + Early Childhood Education, Middle Grades, Secondary, Special Education) OR master’s degree plus additional endorsement (English Language Learners or Special Education)
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) – Concentrations in Art, Curriculum & 教学设计,识字,学校领导,特殊教育
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) -与硕士学位相同浓度的硕士后证书.Ed.
  • 全人恢复性教育研究生证书 (12 credits)
  • Graduate Certificate in Racial Equity & Educational Justice (12 credits)
  • 英语语言学习额外背书证书 (18 credits) 

Additional Endorsements 


  • Director of Curriculum →  M.Ed. or C.A.G.S. School Leadership concentration
  • Director of Special Education →  M.Ed. or C.A.G.S. School Leadership concentration
  • Principal → M.Ed. or C.A.G.S. School Leadership concentration; 
  • Specialized Literacy Professional →M.Ed. or C.A.G.S. Literacy concentration
  • Special Education → MAT, M.Ed., or C.A.G.S. Special Education concentration
  • English Language Learner →  MAT, MATESOL, 或英语学习者额外背书证书. 

Questions? 联络研究生教育主任Amy Saks Pavese (  

A complete application includes the following:

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • Resumé
  • Evidence of required degree(s): 申请人必须获得认可的美国学院或大学的学士学位, or its equivalent from a foreign university. Applicants will request that official transcripts 寄到十大赌博靠谱网络平台招生办公室 their degree-granting undergraduate insitution, 完成了必要工作的任何机构, 以及任何完成相关研究生课程以获得学分的机构. Candidates applying for a C.A.G.S. must already hold a master’s degree.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher: All programs require a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 申请执照课程的候选人的平均成绩必须达到3分.0 or higher in their major as well as overall. The licensing rules define a major as 30 credits with at least 9 credits at the advanced undergraduate level or higher. A transcript analysis will be completed as part of the application review to ensure all licensure/endorsement prerequisites have been met.
  • Two References: Applicants are encouraged to request references electronically through our online application above. 申请人必须是学术机构或雇主, 最相关且在最近五年内的. For all programs except the Graduate Certificates in Holistic Restorative Education and Racial Equity & Educational Justice, the second must be from a person who has observed your work with children in the age group in which you are interested (i.e. 小学K-6年级,中学5-9年级,中学7-12年级). Saint Michael’s undergraduates requesting a reference from a Saint Michael’s faculty member should share the SMC Grad Reference Form with them. SMC教师可以选择提交完整的表格或提交推荐信. 
  • Two-page Personal Statement: 申请者将描述一段将他们塑造成一名教育者的经历, aspiring educator, or aspiring educational leader. After reading our mission statement on the Graduate Education main page, 申请人将在其论文中至少提及五项结果中的一项, 使用具体和描述性的语言和例子. (Note: Applicants to the Holistic Restorative Education and Racial Equity and Educational Justice Certificate programs have different reflection prompts available within the application.)
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50.00. (SMC Alumni, please waive fee.)

Once your application is complete…

…we will contact you to schedule an interview. This can be done in-person or remotely and is an opportunity for us to learn more about your professional experience and goals.

If you’re an international applicant…

或者英语不是你的母语的申请人, 也请查看下面国际申请人标题下的信息.

Admission Decision

申请人将在面试后被通知他们的录取决定. They will receive an email notifying them that there has been an update to your Admission status and you will access the decision through the Admission portal. 

Enrollment Deposit

If admitted, candidates are strongly encouraged to pay the enrollment deposit as soon as possible to ensure ample time to receive credentials, register for classes, and gain access to Canvas, our learning management system. 请注意,入学押金适用于第一学期的学费.

Application requirements:

  • 学士学位,平均绩点(GPA)至少为3.获得认可的美国学院或大学或外国大学同等学历.
  • Official transcript(s) from applicant’s degree-granting undergraduate insitution, 完成了必要工作的任何机构, 以及任何完成相关研究生课程以获得学分的机构.
  • 两份推荐表格,并附有签名的推荐信, 至少要有一份是学术推荐信. (ELL Licensure applicants only: Must have one academic or employer reference — whichever is most relevant — and one from a person who has observed your work with children/adolescents in a professional setting.)
  • A resumé.
  • A $50 application fee.
  • A one-to-two page essay describing your educational career objectives with particular emphasis on the following: personal and professional goals, relevant employment experience, why you wish to study at Saint Michael’s College, 以及你在这个时候承担研究生水平教育的能力和承诺.


  • 提交官方托福或其他认可的英语语言能力 test score report (for those whose native language is not English).
  • Submit an original letter of financial support.
  • 完成研究生入学申请的国际申请人部分. I-20 forms cannot be issued without completion of this form and the supporting financial documentation.

Admission Decision

Your application for admission to Saint Michael’s College is not complete until all of the above information is received. 你将收到录取通知书. 一旦被录取,你将被要求支付500美元的不可退还押金,以确认你的录取. This deposit will be applied toward your tuition.

Saint Michael’s may not be located in a major city, but our community is still a vibrant, diverse hub of international energy. 来自世界各地的学生和教授来到圣. Mike’s to be a part of life here.

For international prospective students, 录取过程中还需要补充一些额外的文件. If you are interested in applying, 请遵循您所申请的课程的入学程序.

Additional requirements

  • 你必须完成研究生申请的国际申请者部分.
  • You must submit a bank statement, or financial certification from your employer, verifying that you have sufficient financial resources to provide for your academic and personal expenses while attending Saint Michael’s.
  • You must submit a photocopy of your passport page showing the correct spelling of your name and date of birth. 没有这个或者你的财务报表就不能准备i -20.
  • 如果你不是美国公民或居民,你必须持学生签证(F-1)进入美国。.
  • If your native language is not English, you must submit verification that you have achieved the minimum test score on an approved test for English proficiency, listed below. We will consider waiving the English testing requirement for students who recieved their Bachelor’s Degree from an undergraduate insitution school where the language of instruction was English. 如果您对您的具体情况有任何疑问,请与我们联系.

Required Test Scores

  • 托福成绩:550分/ 79分
  • 雅思(国际英语语言测试系统):6.5
  • Duolingo: 110

Saint Michael’s TOEFL code: 3757


International graduate students are required to make a $500 deposit to confirm their enrollment in many Saint Michael’s College graduate programs.  如果没有收到签证,这笔押金可以退还(减去100美元的处理费).  押金将用于支付学生的学费.