Admission Requirements

School of Education Admissions Requirements

It is highly recommended that students submit their application and related materials at least one month prior to early registration for the semester they wish to be admitted.

Application Instructions

To apply to the School of Education for admission, students must:

  • Read the Instructions/Requirements for Formal Admission document.
  • Complete the Application for Admission form
  • Print out and sign the Application.
  • Submit the Application to the School of Education. Undergraduate students must attach proof of fulfillment of the Basic Skills requirements along with their applications. Applications may be submitted by any of the following means:
    • Brought in person or mailed to the Compliance Office, ETC 438, Holy Family University
    • E-mailed as attachments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Faxed to 215-824-2384

Admissions Requirements for Undergraduate Students

Students must be formally admitted to the School of Education to enroll in any Education course required at the Junior or Senior level. Undergraduate students are eligible for formal admission to the School of Education during the semester they have achieved the following:

  • Completion of a minimum of 48 semester credit hours of university-level coursework
  • A minimum grade of C or better in the following courses:
    • Six semester hours of University-level Mathematics courses
    • Six semester hours of University-level English Composition and approved Literature courses
    • All Education courses completed prior to the semester of admission
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Fulfillment of the Basic Skills requirements.

Admissions Requirements for Master level Students

Students must be formally admitted to the School of Education to enroll in Education courses after their first twelve hours of Master level coursework. Waived and transferred courses are included in the twelve hours.

Graduate students are eligible for formal admission to the School of Education during the semester they have achieved the following:

  • Completion of a minimum of six semester credit hours of Master-level coursework at Holy Family University with grades of "B" or better.
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0