Language Test Requirement

An official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score report is required for international applicants whose native language is not English if applying to one of the following programs:

  • Master in Instructional Design (MPS)
  • Master of Arts in Public Service Leadership (MA)
  • Foundations of Instructional Design Certificate
  • Professional Certificate in Instructional Design

Copies and faxes are not accepted as official documents; we must receive test scores directly from the testing service.

  • The minimum acceptable total score on the Internet-Based Test (IBT) of the TOEFL exam is 90.
  • The minimum acceptable total score on the IELTS exam is 6.5.
  • The minimum acceptable score on the PTE exam is 61.

This requirement is waived for those who have completed a four-year U.S. bachelor's degree program or those who are citizens of or have completed a bachelor's degree at a recognized institution at which the language of instruction is English in these countries: Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand.