Although there is no application deadline, potential students are encouraged to submit
all application materials at least two months prior to projected initial enrollment.
- Complete the ApplyTexas application.
- Apply as a master's student. All M.E. in Special Education students must choose an
area of concentration, which you will indicate at the time of application.
- Be sure to select the degree program listing that correctly corresponds with the location
from which you plan to pursue the program.
- Complete additional admissions requirements as outlined by the Texas Tech University Graduate School.
- The initial application fee is $60. Each subsequent application is $50.
- Students who plan to pursue a Master of Education in Special Education with any area
of emphasis, must submit Graduate Records Exam (GRE) scores to the Graduate School. Scores must be less than five years old at the
time of application.
- Applicants must have official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously
attended sent to Texas Tech University Graduate School.
- International students must also submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score to the Graduate School.
- The admissions process is viewed holistically by the College of Education and the
Graduate School, so there are no stated minimum GRE or GPA requirements. Learn more.
- Apply to Texas Tech University's College of Education. Be sure to choose the application
that corresponds with your chosen area of concentration.
- Apply for financial aid and/or scholarships and College of Education Graduate Scholarships.
- Financial aid is distributed based on full-time enrollment and several other eligibility
requirements. Your enrolled hours as of the 12th day of class in the fall and spring
semesters determines your enrollment status for the semester, and financial aid is
disbursed accordingly. Attending less than full-time could mean a reduction in aid.
- Upon your acceptance into the Graduate School and the College of Education, you will
work with a faculty advisor to develop a degree plan. If you receive notification
of rejection, you may contact the Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Research,
806.742.1998, ext. 436, for advisement regarding the admissions appeals process.
- The Graduate School and the College of Education will notify you of your admissions
status by updating the Applications tab in your Raiderlink.
Interested in taking only one or two courses? Use Texas Tech University's Graduate Temporary Status to apply and take as many as 12 credit hours without completing the application process
to a degree program.