Students that currently hold a Master of Science or Specialist in Education degree in Education, or a related field, may apply for admission to the certificate program. Home department: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.
Graduate Certificate Type
Stand-Alone (must hold MS or EdS in Education)
Add-On (must hold MS or EdS in Education)
A completed online application must be received by both theOffice of Graduate Admissionsand the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, educational administration program.
A grade point average (GPA) of 2.70 or higher for undergraduate work or GPA 3.20 or higher for prior graduate work is required.
Applicants must possess teacher or school-related licensure; have, or will have, by program completion three years teaching experience or experience working in schools; and must interview with an admission committee.
Candidates for the educational administration major must possess leadership potential preferably demonstrated by previous leadership experience.
Three rating forms must be provided with recommendations from three present or former employers that identify a candidate’s strengths, weaknesses, and leadership potential.
Interviews with applicants are held each year starting in April.