Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
When you apply for an online master's degree from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, you're taking the first step in building a successful leadership career. Our online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership admissions requirements ask for more than your undergraduate GPA and transcripts because these scores don't represent you as a whole. The additional requirements help us learn about your unique abilities and experience, as well as your future career goals.
Take the first step in advancing your career in educational leadership by preparing your admissions application with these requirements:
M.A. IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP ADMISSION CRITERIA
M.A. IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP ADMISSION DETAILS
Saint Mary's online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership requirements:
If your overall GPA is below 2.75, you may receive provisional status in the program at the discretion of the program director.
PREREQUISITE COURSEWORK AND EXPERIENCE
Prerequisite courses do not count toward the degree. No prior experience is necessary, beyond an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Our online master's in educational leadership program is designed for those currently working in education or leadership positions looking to advance their career.
You can transfer a maximum of six credits you've earned before admittance to Saint Mary's online M.A. in Educational Leadership program.
Transfer credits are subject to graduate school and program criteria, as well as the recommendation of the program director and approval by the dean. Request more information.
Also note that work experience is not accepted as credit for this program.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Students with transcripts from universities located outside of the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada (except for the Quebec Province) are required to take and pass English proficiency testing.
Saint Mary's accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 72, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0, the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum score of 74 percent, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 51, or the International Test of English Proficiency (ITEP) with a minimum score of 4.0.
Whether you apply through our online application, via hard copy, or in person with a Saint Mary's enrollment counselor, your application must include the following items:
Upcoming application deadlines for Saint Mary's online M.A. in Educational Leadership:
Upcoming start dates for Saint Mary's online M.A. in Educational Leadership:
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE
Once you've submitted your application, expect to be notified about acceptance approximately two weeks after your submission date.