To be admitted to the Graduate Program in Education at Morningside College, you must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • An initial teacher licensure
  • Completed the admission application
  • Submitted official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Submitted teaching license information by fax, email, or mail

Before you apply

Based on state regulations, the Sharon Walker School of Education Graduate Program in Education can only accept applications from students who reside within an NC-SARA member state. Please use the following link to verify which states are approved NC-SARA members: NC-SARA. However, even if you reside in a state that is not an NC-SARA member state, you may still be eligible to apply. Please contact the Graduate Program in Education at 800-831-0806 ext. 5375 to determine if your state has approved Morningside College's online Graduate Program in Education.

Transcript Submission Requirements

We require official transcripts, sent directly to the Graduate Programin Education from the institution, for admission to the Graduate Program in Education.  We accept electronic transcripts from either (a) an institution or (b) from an established provider, sent directly from the institution or established provider to the Graduate Program in Education. Established providers include: Script Safe, Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, Docufide, SENDedu, etc. Designated officials from institutions (i.e., Registrar) or third-party vendors.  Established providers can email electronic transcripts to  Additionally, we accept official transcripts by mail if sent from the institution directly to the Graduate Program in Education.  Please have institutions mail official transcripts to the following address:

Morningside College 
Graduate Program in Education
1501 Morningside Avenue
Sioux City, IA 51106
Fax: 712-274-5488 

Have questions?

Contact the Graduate Program in Education Office at Morningside College. Call 712-274-5375 or 800-831-0806, x.5375. Email  Or contact one of our Program Advisors today!

Pam Barry 712-274-5287

Athletic Directorship, ESL, Middle School,
S.T.E.M., TAG, Teacher Leader
MAT: Professional Educator

Barb Chambers 712-274-5465

MAT: Professional Educator

Carolyn Smith 712-274-5451

K-8 IS I, 5-12 IS I, K-12 ID, K-12 BD/LD,
Sped Consultant, Autism Strand
MAT: Special Education