Gordon College simplifies entry to the Graduate Education program by allowing students to take up to three courses without being accepted into the program. This allows students to get started right away and to try out the field of education without a formal commitment. International students are required to fill out a formal application as a part of the F-1 visa process.
To get started, complete the Grad Ed New Student Form
Students seeking financial aid are required to formally apply to our program before starting coursework. Gordon College offers federal and private loans for our graduate students.
To get started, complete the formal application listed on the right side of this page.
There is a 5-step process to applying for financial aid. View step-by-step instructions >>
Gordon students may take courses for professional development without submitting a formal application. Follow the same steps as above.
Congratulations! If you would like to pursue a master's degree, Ed.S. or licensure-only program at Gordon, download the application materials on the right. A list of requirements and more detailed instructions are included in each application. For international students, please note there is a separate application with additional requirements. Please send all completed materials together in one envelope to the Graduate Education Office. (If requesting e-script transcripts, please request them to graduate-educationgordon.edu.)
We recommend that you begin the application process by the time that you are in your second or third course. Once all of your application materials have been submitted, it will be reviewed by the Graduate Admissions Committee. Admissions are on a rolling basis. Typically it will take four weeks for students to receive a decision on the application. If you are seeking financial aid or you are an international student, it is required that your application be accepted before coursework begins.
Contact us at graduate-educationgordon.edu or 978.867.4322.
Grad Ed New Student Form
Online form for new or interested graduate education students
Graduate Education Application (PDF)
Application for the Graduate Education Program
Graduate Education Application (Ed.S. and License) (PDF)
Application for the Education Specialist and Licensure Program
International Application (PDF)
International Application for the Graduate Education Program
Academic Reference Form (PDF)
Academic Reference for the Graduate Education Program
Personal Reference Form (PDF)
Personal Reference for the Graduate Education Program
Professional Reference Form (PDF)
Professional Reference Form for the Graduate Education Program