Admission to our graduate programs is competitive. A strong applicant will demonstrate clear goals, evidence of interest in research, evidence of background and experience in Curriculum and Instruction, and strong writing skills.

To apply online:


-Bachelor’s Degree:Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program

- Cumulative Grade-point average (CGPA):2.5/4.00 (or 62.5/100)

-ALES*/GRE*:*ALES: min. 60 (verbal) or**GRE: 295 (or 950) (verbal and quantitative combined score), and 3.5 in analytical writing

- English language proficiency(validity period for all exams is 2 years):TOEFL (IBT): 87;Academic IELTS: 6.5 (min. 5.5 in each section), Bilkent PAE: C

- Letters of recommendation:Two letters of recommendation (1 from school principal/director) should be uploaded online through , or online Please note that applicants from Bilkent schools need permission from Bilkent University.

- Proof of degree:Official copy of Bachelor’s degree diploma (from an institution approved by the Council of Higher Education)

- Transcript:Official copy of transcript

- Statement of purpose(max 500- words):to includewhy you are applying, yourresearch experience, andyour professional and academic goals

- Interview:Applicants may be asked to come for an interview

- Teaching experience:with minimum 2 years of teaching experience (preferably with qualified teacher status)

- CV:Current curriculum vitae: Applicants may choose their own format.

* ALES is required for resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the MA or PhD programs. Turkish citizens who are residents of foreign countries and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens may provide GRE scores instead of ALES.

**ALES scores are valid for 3 years. GRE scores are valid for 5 years.

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