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Online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership: Admission Requirements

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Degree and Minimum GPAApplicants must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and a cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

You may be considered with a minimum GPA of 2.5 if you have GRE scores of 150 Verbal and 150 Quantitative. Otherwise, no GRE score is required to apply.
TranscriptAll students seeking enrollment must submit official transcripts from each institution attended
Work ExperienceApplicants must have at least 2 years of professional teaching experience
Additional Requirements
  • Resume outlining your academic and professional background, as well as recognitions, honors, and awards
  • Two letters of professional recommendation, including one from a principal showing proof of at least two years teaching or school counseling experience
  • Written statement describing professional and personal goals
  • Connection to public, private or charter school to complete internship requirements

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Transfer Credit

We do not accept transfer credit for the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program.

When to Apply

Start your application or call us at 866-313-2356 to apply now for spring, summer, or fall term, and hear back in about 1-2 weeks. Completed applications can be sent to Students can start in spring (January 11th), summer (May 11th*), or fall (August 31st) with priority deadlines occurring roughly four weeks prior to the start.

*The Queens Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program will have an additional summer start on July 6, 2020. Students can apply to start May 11th or apply by June 26th to start July 6th.

Upcoming Deadlines

TermPriority DeadlineFinal DeadlineStart Date
Summer I 2020April 15, 2020May 1, 2020May 11, 2020
Summer II 2020 (M.A. Educational Leadership only)June 26, 2020July 6, 2020
Fall 2020August 1, 2020August 15, 2020August 31, 2020
Spring 2021December 1, 2020December 15, 2020January 11, 2021