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Admission Information: Master of Education (MEd)
in Educational Leadership

Applicants will have at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. The MEd in Educational Leadership admits candidates each quarter.

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit the following items to the Graduate Center.

  • Application and $50 application processing fee.
  • Copy of current Washington state teaching certificate, front and back (not required for Program Administrator Certification candidates). 
  • Official transcript(s) from each college/university attended.
    • If your degree is not from a U.S. college or university, please arrange for your transcript to be evaluated by an accredited transcript evaluation company such as FIS or WES. Have the report forwarded directly to the Graduate Center. 
  • Résumé.
  • Personal statement (1–2 pages).
  • GRE (Graduate Record Exam) or (MAT) Miller Analogies Test scores taken within five years of application.
    • On the former GRE exam, preferred minimum combined Verbal and Quantitative score of 950
    • On the revised GRE exam, preferred minimum scores of Verbal: 148 and Quantitative: 147
    • On the MAT, preferred minimum scaled score of 400*
  • Two letters of recommendation (one supervisory, one professional).

*The GRE or MAT will be waived for students who achieved at least either a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA, or a 3.0 in the last 45 credits of completed undergraduate coursework.

Application Deadlines

Autumn Quarter: August 15
Winter Quarter: November 15
Spring Quarter: February 15
Summer Session: May 15

Find information about this Program Overview, Program Outline, and Admission Information.

The Graduate Center

Grad Icon Get answers to your admission questions. Contact 800-601-0603 or gradadmissions@spu.edu.

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