Leading Through Inquiry, Inclusion, and Action
School of Education students and faculty


What I need to apply?

  • Graduate teacher preparation and school leadership candidates must submit:
    • Competitive scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Miller Analogy Test (MAT), or other acceptable, nationally normed admissions examination.
    • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0.
    • Personal essay demonstrating candidates’ beliefs about student learning, commitment to diversity, enthusiasm for learning, willingness to foster collaboration, and ethics.
    An earned (or about to be earned) Bachelor's degree, with appropriate liberal arts courses. If additional liberal arts courses are required, they do not need to be completed before applying, but must be completed prior to issuing of the Master's degree.
  • A completed application for graduate study at Syracuse University.
  • Strong professor and/or employer recommendations.
  • Experience working with young people in formal or informal capacities.

What is the Application Deadline?

There is no firm application deadline.  Those who wish to apply for a School of Education Scholarship should apply by January 15 for the following summer or fall (scholarship questions should be directed to Angela Flanagan at 315-443-4754). We also suggest this deadline for others, although applications are considered for Fall, Spring or Summer.

For general information about graduate admissions and study, please contact Speranza Migliore at gradrcrt@syr.edu or 315-443-2505.

Ready to apply?

Syracuse University Graduate School Application