Graduate Catalog 2003-2004
All applicants for admission to a graduate degree program (other than accounting, business administration, and organization development which require the GMAT) must submit valid scores (scores obtained within the last five years) from the GRE General Test to the Graduate College. Some degree programs require scores from a Subject Test. Please refer to the individual program descriptions in this Catalog to determine which programs require this information. The GRE is administered by the Educational Testing Service. The current GRE Information and Registration Bulletin is available on-line via the World Wide Web at http://www.gre.org or you can write to Graduate Record Examinations, Educational Testing Service, Box 6000, Princeton, NJ 08541-6000, USA.
The Praxis Series
Applicants for the Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Teaching in the Division of Teaching and Learning may submit either the GRE or the Praxis II (NTE) scores. The scores required prior to 9/1/99 are the Core Battery tests of General Knowledge and Professional Knowledge. One of the following scores is required on 9/1/99 and after: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) tests, Grades K-6, Grades 5-9, or Grades 7-12.
The Praxis Series: Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers is developed and administered by ETS. The current Praxis Series Registration Bulletin is available online via the World Wide Web at http://www.ets.org/teachingandlearning/index.html or you can write to Teaching and Learning Division, ETS, Box 6051, Princeton, NJ 08541-6051, USA.
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
Valid GMAT scores (scores obtained within the last five years) are required of applicants seeking admission to graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Organization Development. The GMAT is administered by ETS. The current GMAT Bulletin of Information and Registration Form is available on-line via the World Wide Web at http://www.mba.com/mba/default.htm or you can write to Graduate Management Admission Test, ETS, Box 6103, Princeton, NJ 08541-6103, USA.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)
Valid TOEFL or MELAB scores (scores obtained within the last two years) are required of all applying for admission whose first language is not English. The Center for International Programs provides TOEFL and MELAB information. The current Bulletin of Information for TOEFL is available on-line via the World Wide Web at http://web1.toefl.org or you can write to TOEFL Services, Box 6151, Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, USA.
To obtain the MELAB Information Bulletin and registration forms, write to: English Language Institute, Testing and Certification Division 3020 North University Building, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1057, USA. Additional information is available via the World Wide Web at: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/eli/testing/melab/.
Students Whose First Language is not English
All whose first language is not English are required to take on-campus English proficiency tests before planning the first-semester academic program with the graduate coordinator and before registration. On-campus testing is required of all international applicants whose first language is not English and applicants from Puerto Rico and francophone Canada.
The on-campus English tests are coordinated by the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program. Based on the results of these tests, students may be required to enroll in courses as designated by the ESL Program. Satisfactory completion of ESL courses is mandatory for continued University funding and graduation when students are required to enroll in such courses.