• A completed College of Education graduate application
  • Two years of successful teaching or other appropriate work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors
  • Evidence of adequate background for program
  • Interview
  • Personal Statement should be a typed, double spaced document and should be between 2-4 pages. Your statement should adhere to the following guidelines: Reflecting on the College of Education's conceptual framework, please describe your goals and how it relates to your interest in the educational leadership program and what assumptions, thoughts, and conclusions have you developed regarding working in this urban context and what evidence from your own experiences, interests and skills support these thoughts and conclusions? In writing about an issue in urban education, many applicants will consider issues of diversity, socio-economics, equity, and reform as relevant. Please also describe what role(s) you have played and/or wish to play as an educational leader in the future. For more information on our conceptual framework as you reflect on your statement visit the College of Education website.