Admission Requirements

  • Online application ($50 application fee)
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent electronically to:
    Official transcripts may also be mailed directly to:
    Office of Admissions
    Mailed directly to:
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    Gratz College
    7605 Old York Road
    Melrose Park, PA 19027
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic and professional)
  • Personal Statement (The personal statement should be 2-3 pages and describe your background, important experiences, future goals utilizing this degree, and why you have chosen Gratz College.  The personal statement may be submitted with the online application)
  • Resume (may be submitted with the online application)
  • Teaching certificate required for public pre k-12 teachers

*Students must also hold a bachelor degree from an accredited institution

*A minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required

Note: Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by World Education Services (WES) and sent to the Office of Admissions at Gratz College. WES is a private enterprise who charges a fee for their services. Email:
Official copies of TOEFL scores are required for those whose native language is not English.

Admission Requirements for Early Childhood Director Credential

  • Online application and fee ($50)
  • Current résumé
  • Official college transcripts