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  • Completed online application submitted prior to June 1 for Fall (August) admission;
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably from former faculty familiar with academic work or current/former principals, assistant principals, department chairs (e.g., someone in a supervisory role);
  • Official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate enrollment;
  • Minimum cumulative GPA = 3.0 from previous institution(s) enrolled;
  • Resume/CV;
  • Personal statement of up to 1 page that includes the following:
    • Describe what you feel is your most valuable professional accomplishment to date; include why you feel this was/is valuable to you as a professional.
    • Describe what you feel is your most valuable personal accomplishment to date. For example, this could be a time that you were able to overcome a difficult situation or that you achieved an important personal milestone. Include:
      1. a brief summary of the context (without identifying information of others involved),
      2. how you felt during that time,
      3. how you addressed or managed the issue,
      4. how you feel this has changed you as a person, and
      5. what you would do differently in the event that a similar issue is experienced.
    • Describe your primary goals and aspirations for enrolling in this M.S. Ed. program. Include:
      1. why do you wish to expand your knowledge around the core content (e.g., Teaching for Social Change) of the program you are applying to attend?
      2. your immediate and future career goals upon completion of the M.S. Ed. program
  • If admitted, a proctored writing sample will be elicited for potential support services.