Application and Additional Information

Admission and Registration Deadlines

 Fall 2015 Semester (Term 1 and Full Semester):

  • Apply and submit admission documents by August 1.
  • Register and pay for ALL Fall courses by August 10.*
  • Classes start August 17 (term 1 8-week classes) and August 24 (full semester classes).

Fall 2015 Semester (Term 2):

  • Apply and submit admission documents by September 28.
  • Register and pay for Fall term 2 courses by October 5.
  • Classes start October 12.

Spring 2015 Semester (Term 1 and Full Semester):

  • Apply and submit admission documents by January 4
  • Register and pay for ALL Spring courses by January 11.*
  • Classes start January 19. 

It is preferred to register and pay for all semester courses by this deadline. However, if you MUST wait to pay for term 2 courses, please also wait to register for the course as well by the term 2 deadline.

To Apply

Currently enrolled MAE students may register for these classes via OASISPlease note: The on-line Reading and TESOL endorsement programs are approved for Ohio residents only, though courses can be taken as regular course-work only students. Questions may be directed to Graduate Admissions at 419-448-2602 or grad-studies@heidelberg.edu

  1. Submit a graduate online application. Abbreviated instructions for this application are below:
    1. Applicants will need to create a log in and will receive a password for this application. Previous Heidelberg students may already have a login and will just need to reset the password.
    2. When you reach the "Type of Graduate Student" section, you will need to select that you are applying as a "Non-degree/Coursework Only."
    3. Select the program choice of "Graduate Coursework Only."
    4. The primary track/concentration selection should be the endorsement you are planning to pursue. Either "K-12 Reading Endorsement" or "TESOL Endorsement."
    5. The secondary track/concentration can be left blank or you can select "Courses for Credit."
  2. Request to have an official Bachelor's OR Master's transcript sent DIRECTLY from the university to Graduate Admissions, 310 E. Market St., Tiffin, OH 44883, if not already on file.
    Please note that graduates of Heidelberg may already have transcripts on file. Official transcripts must come directly from the institution; they will not be accepted from the student. Applicants for the reading endorsement may need to submit all transcripts that show reading or literacy courses to determine eligibility, with at least one Bachelor's or Master's transcript being official. Any transfer courses must also be accompanied by an official transcript.
  3. Mail or fax (419-448-2565) a copy of your teaching license.
  4. Once all of the above documents have been submitted and admission is approved, students will be notified to complete the Graduate Coursework Only (GCO) student online orientation which will explain important information including how to register and pay for classes via OASIS.
  5. Applicants approved to register for the K-12 Reading and TESOL endorsements will be notified via UThink© how to access the online course portal after they have registered and paid, about one day prior to the start of courses.

Cost

Student Type Endorsement Tuition Per Credit Hour Tuition Per Course
Coursework Only (non-degree) Students K-12 Reading $360 $1080
TESOL $360 $1080
4/5 Early Child Generalist $490 $1470
Degree-Seeking Students Pursuing the MAE All Endorsement Programs $490 $1470

Financial Aid

Coursework only (non-degree) students are not eligible for financial aid and must pay for the total semester tuition by cash, check, or credit card prior to each semester. However, they may apply for a private alternative loan. Financial aid loans are only available to students enrolling in the Master of Arts degree (degree-seeking) with the endorsement classes as electives and registered for at least 5 semester hours. 

Making Payments

Heidelberg accepts credit card (Mastercard, Discover, American Express, or Visa) with a 2.75% service fee or ACH payment (e-check).  Students needing a billing statement with itemized receipt may contact the Business Office. Instructions explained within the Coursework Only Student Orientation.

Refund Policy

Heidelberg maintains a tuition refund policy for degree and non-degree students in the 4/5 Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement upon withdrawal from a course or courses. A 100% tuition refund will only be granted if the course was withdrawn PRIOR to the first day of classes. This information can be found online at www.heidelberg.edu/offices/business/currentstudent/refund. Students enrolled in the K-12 Reading or TESOL Endorsements DO NOT receive a refund once they have registered and paid for their courses and classes have begun. 

 

Request official transcripts with Heidelberg courses.

 

Questions or Information

Graduate Admissions
Email: grad-studies@heidelberg.edu 
Phone: 419-448-2602
Fax: 419-448-2565