How to Apply

Candidates must apply and be accepted by both the Graduate School and the Department of Educational Leadership.

Other minimum entrance requirements:

  • Completion of a graduate degree
  • Possession of a professional principal license

1.  Submit an electronic Graduate School application as a continuing non-degree seeking student, including a $20 non-refundable application fee.

*When answering the question, "Are you applying to a graduate degree program?" click NO.  This will direct you to the non-degree seeking application.

2. Please send the following materials directly to the Department of Educational Leadership:

a completed Superintendent License Information form;

  • two professional references (one from the superintendent who will serve as your mentor); and
  • proof of a principal's license

TO:  Dr. Lucian Szlizewski via email at

Additional information about the application

Submit two references from colleagues, teachers, or peers who can attest to your professional work, potential for successful graduate study, and potential for making a positive contribution as a leader in an educational context. 

Deadline for applications are on a rolling basis. For additional information, please contact the program coordinator, Dr. Lucian Szlizewski via email at