Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission to online programs:

  1. Submit application (undergraduate or graduate*)
  2. Submit official transcripts from ALL colleges attended
  3. Review program-specific requirements (see below for more details)

 
If there are special circumstances to consider regarding your academic and/or personal background, please submit a brief essay with an explanation. In addition, academic recommendations or an interview may be required.

Once your file is complete, you will be notified of your admission decision within two weeks. Undergraduate students are automatically reviewed for academic merit scholarships as part of the admission process.

*A $75 application fee is required for graduate program applications. Online payments are accepted by e-check, MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express. A service fee of 2.7% is applied to all credit/debit card transactions. E-check/ACH transactions can be made with no service fee. Payments can also be made by check and mailed to: Office of Admission, PO Box 128, Banner Elk, NC 28604

Program-Specific Requirements

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    Elementary Education

    In order to be admitted to the elementary education program, students must have/provide the following:

    • Praxis Core scores (468 combined or higher)
    • GPA of 2.7 or higher
    • Application and personal statement
    • Two faculty recommendations
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    RN to BSN

    In order to be admitted to the RN to BSN program, students must have/provide the following:

    • Associate degree in nursing or diploma in registered nursing
    • License as a registered nurse
    • Completed application
    • Official transcript(s) from all colleges and post-secondary schools attended
    • Two letters of professional recommendation
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    Master of Arts in Teaching

    In order to be admitted to the MAT program, students must have/provide the following:

    • BA or BS from an accredited four-year college or university and a cumulative GPA of 2.75, with a commensurate minimum GPA in content-area undergraduate coursework
    • GRE minimum scores of 135 in both Verbal and Quantitative and a 3.5 in Analytical Writing or Miller’s Analogy Test scores
    • ETS Content Specialty Area minimum passing scores of: Biology/Science 150, English Language Arts 167, or Social Studies/History 158 (by the end of the first semester)

    See full steps to admission

After Acceptance

Congratulations, you've been admitted! To reserve your place, please provide:

Stay informed about next steps by communicating regularly with your site/program coordinator.

*An Electronic Payment Service Fee of 2.7% for all credit/debit card transactions. E-check/ACH transactions can be made with no service fee.

Have Questions?

Please contact Lisa Hall at 828.448.6197 or halll@lmc.edu.