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206 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-624-3377

Undergraduate Studies:

Graduate Studies:


Master of Education (M.Ed.)/Professional Studies in Human Resource Development

Overview | Curriculum | Application Instructions


Applications are due:

November 1 for spring semester admission.

March 1 for summer session admission.

July 1 for fall semester admission.

Click to apply.


Admission requirements to this program include the following criteria:

Application Process

All application materials should be submitted directly to the ApplyYourself admissions system. We cannot review your application until all of the required materials listed below are submitted successfully. GRE scores are NOT required for M.Ed. applications.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Applicants are typically notified of admission decisions via email by Graduate Admissions four to six weeks after a complete application has been submitted.

Materials How to Submit
Application Required Fields:
Personal Information
Application Information
Educational Background
Awards & Activities
Employment/Residence Information
Financial Support

Click here to access the online application.
Application Fee Click here for more information about fees.
Unofficial Transcripts Unofficial transcripts or academic records should be uploaded directly to the online application. Please do not mail in paper copies of your transcripts, there is no need for official transcripts or academic records for initial review.

If you are admitted, the University will then request official copies of this material.

Click here for more information about transcripts and credentials.
Application Statements #1 & #2 Complete statements #1 & #2. Filling out statement #3 is optional. Statement #1 is for describing your career goals and rationale for interest in the M.Ed. program (limit of two pages).
Resume or CV Upload in "Program Supplementary Information" section
Letters of Recommendation Two letters of recommendation required. Acceptable recommendations will come from current or former professors who can assess your potential for graduate work. Other recommenders, such as employers, are also acceptable.

Note: Paper copies are not accepted - upload via the ApplyYourself online application using the "Recommendation Section" or under the "Program Supplementary Information" section as "upload 2".

Nonnative English Speakers and/or International Students

The TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS is generally required of all applicants whose first language is not English, regardless of U.S. Citizenship status.

Applicants who have completed 24 quarter credits or 16 semester credits (within the past 24 months) in residence as a full-time student at a recognized institution of higher learning in the United States (or other English-speaking country) before entering the University of Minnesota may be exempted from this requirement.

Examination Maximum Score
TOEFL 79 (Internet based), 213 (computer based), or 550 (paper based)


For questions regarding the admissions process, admissions documents, or general information about the program contact:

Dr. Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Specific questions regarding course content should be directed to the program coordinator:

Dr. Louis Quast
Coordinator of Human Resource Development Graduate Programs

Revised August 14, 2015