Graduate Students

At Coker, we want to see you succeed.

Join a group of like-minded working professionals as they balance work, family and education—with the support of professors who understand your busy schedule. Technology brings our distinctive round table, discussion-based learning style to life online, so you can benefit from interactive assignments that let you build your own academic routine.

Learn about Our Admissions Process
  1. Complete Your Application

  2. Submit Your Admissions Portfolio

    Submit your admissions portfolio, including official college transcripts from all institution(s) you’ve attended, by email to masters@coker.edu. If sending documents by regular mail, send to:
     
    Graduate Admissions at Coker University
    300 East College Avenue
    Hartsville, SC 29550 
  3. Apply for Financial Aid

    If applying for financial aid, complete your FAFSA application online.You will need Coker’s school code: 003427.

    Remember to complete your FAFSA no later than two weeks before your graduate program begins. Graduate students are eligible for up to $20,500 per academic year in Unsubsidized Stafford loans.

  1. Admissions Requirements

    To gain admission into a master’s program at Coker University, a student must:

    • have a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation 
    • have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; students with a lower undergraduate grade point average may be reviewed for admission by program faculty
    • submit an admissions portfolio consisting of two professional letters of recommendation, resume, and one-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s educational and career goals 
    • M.Ed. in Literacy Studies: demonstrated completion of at least one year of teaching experience in a PK-12 classroom; teaching statement; one letter of recommendation must be from the applicant’s principal/assistant principal
    • Please note: GRE test scores are not required for admission

Contact a counselor for more information.