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GRACE@stthom.edu
713-942-3422

Sonny Vo at Resurrection Catholic SchoolThere are three main parts to the application process: the GRACE community application, the University of St. Thomas application and the Archdiocese application.

Important Dates

Although the applications are due on February 1, the program has rolling enrollment, which means we will continue to accept applicants until all spots are filled. The earlier you apply the better.

Applications available: September 12
Application deadline: February 1
Interviews: February/March
Notification letters: Sent by March 14
Commitment deadline: March 26
Opening retreat: June 1-3
First day of class: May 28

Applications

GRACE Community Application

  1. Fill out and send in the GRACE application in Word or PDF, which includes relevant work and educational experience and a three-page essay.
  2. Mail applications to:
              Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez
              GRACE Director
              University of St. Thomas, School of Education
              3800 Montrose Boulevard
              Houston, TX 77006
  3. Once your application is reviewed, interviews will occur in March.

Master of Education Application

  1. Create an account and apply online
  2. Send a copy of official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  3. Send Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores or Miller’s Anthology Test (MAT) scores (if required).
  4. Submit two reference forms or two letters of reference.
  5. Required interview with the Resource Area Program Director. Please contact the M.Ed. Office for information on scheduling.
  6. Mail all materials to:
                    University of St. Thomas
                    Attn: Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez
                    3800 Montrose Boulevard
                     Houston, TX 77006

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Catholic School Application

  1. Complete an application.
  2. Submit a Criminal Background Check form.
  3. Mail an official transcript (or U.S. Equivalency report if your degree was received outside the U.S.) to the address below.
  4. Three professional referrals (from supervisors of your paid, volunteer or college work) or have your university career office mail a placement folder (if available) to the address below.
  5. Send materials to:
               Susan Robenolt
               Director of Teacher Personnel
               Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Catholic School Office
               2403 Holcombe Boulevard
               Houston, TX 77021

Admission Requirements into the Master of Education Program

Option A

  • GPA 2.75 in last 60 hours or overall
  • Two recommendations to academic ability, character and professionalism
  • GRE combined verbal and quantitative score of 800 and 3.5 on the analytical writing section or a MAT score of 394

Option B

  • GPA 3.00 in last 60 hours or overall
  • Two recommendations to academic ability, character and professionalism
  • UST GPA of 3.5 in first 12 hours, including at least one core course or a course designated by the program advisor

Option C

  • GPA 3.25 in last 60 hours or overall
  • Two recommendations to academic ability, character and professionalism

Option D

  • Hold an advanced degree
  • GPA 3.0 in advanced degree
  • Two recommendations to academic ability, character and professionalism

For questions on the Master of Education application process, please contact Dr. Ana-Lisa Gonzalez, algonzal@stthom.edu or 713-942-3422.

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