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

Applicants will have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a current Washington state teaching certificate.

Application Requirements

To apply for admission, submit the following items to Graduate Admissions:

  • Application and $50 application processing fee
  • Copy of current Washington state teaching certificate 
  • Official transcript -- bachelor's degree (including official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended)
    • Note: to be considered official, transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope from the college or university. Transcripts may be delivered to Graduate Admissions as long as they remain in their original, unopened university envelope. Electronic transcripts received via eSCRIP-SAFE or Parchment Exchange is also acceptable.
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement (1-2 pages)
  • Present a GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 = A) in the last 45 quarter credits of coursework completed.*
  • Two letters of recommendation -- supervisor, professional, or academic. At least one of these recommendations must address your leadership abilities and potential.

*The GRE (Graduate Record Exam) or MAT (Miller Analogies Test) will be required if GPA is less than 3.0. On the GRE, preferred minimum scores of Verbal: 148 and Quantitative: 147. On the MAT, preferred minimum scaled score of 400.

Application Deadline

Space is limited. Apply now to join the Autumn cohort. Early applicants will receive priority consideration.

Application and Admissions Questions

Phone: 206-281-2091
Office: Graduate Admissions
Seattle Pacific University 
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 115-G 
Seattle, WA 98119-1922

Master of Education in Teacher Leadership at SPU

Open House for MEd in Teacher Leadership + ProTeach

With a Master of Education in Teacher Leadership from SPU, you will become equipped for new roles in education, qualified for a higher salary, and certified with the ProTeach assessment. Learn more at the upcoming open house in your school district.

Cohorts, This Is For You!

SPU’s School of Education is now accepting applications to MEd in Teacher Leadership cohorts in the Lake Washington School District, Issaquah School District, and *University Place (South Hub), with more locations to come! To learn more, contact Robin Henrikson at or 360-461-4422.

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*You do not need to be a teacher in the partner program.