Educational Leadership, C.A.S.

The deadline for admissions for the fall semester is June 1 of the same year. Applicants should ensure that all of the required materials are submitted by that date.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0; Master’s degree in a teaching or school specialist field.
  • Official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate study.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
  • 3 letters of recommendation that speak to the applicant’s professional, leadership, and academic qualifications. Two should have supervised the applicant at some point in time.
  • Personal essay demonstrating candidates’ beliefs about student learning, commitment to diversity, enthusiasm for learning, willingness to foster collaboration, and ethics.
  • Resume or CV.
  • Applicants with strong applications will be contacted for an admissions interview.

Financial Support

  • Rising Diverse Leaders Scholarship: scholarship awards available to encourage educators with diverse identities to pursue leadership studies. Amounts vary per semester; contact Teaching and Leadership for more information.
  • Future Leaders Scholarship: students can receive a savings of up to 70% off university tuition rates. For ALL current students and those admitted between Fall 2020 and Spring 2024; no separate application required. Scholarship amount determined on an individual basis, depending on the number of credit hours required to earn the C.A.S.
  • School of Education Endowed Scholarships, including the James R. Manwaring Scholarship
  • Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources