Apply Visit Give

Application Process

MSED Admissions Criteria

  • Candidates must have a current Kansas teaching license for all programs.
  • Graduate GPA (or if no graduate courses, undergraduate GPA) for ESOL C&I is 3.0, Reading Specialist C&I 3.25, Building Leadership and District Leadership Licensure 3.0.  Contact the director if your GPA is less than these required levels for a transcript review.
  • Candidates for Building Leadership must have taught 5 years.
  • Candidates for the District Leadership Program must hold a Prek-12 Building Leadership License (no requirement to have been a principal)

Application Steps

STEP 1

Apply to Newman and pay application fee $35

Apply to Newman

STEP 2

Order Your Official Transcript(s)

Degree Seeking Students
  • Order your official transcripts documenting receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university by visiting the school website or use one of the following online transcript request services: Student Clearinghouse or Parchment and have them sent directly to Newman University. 
  • Note: If your undergraduate degree is from Newman University, you do not need to request that transcript.
  • Transcripts should be emailed to GThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (be sure to include the “u” after newman or we will not receive it!).
  • If you have taken graduate courses within 6 years of your projected graduation date that you want to be considered for transferring towards your degree, order the official graduate transcript(s).

STEP 3

Writing Sample

Provide a writing sample (up to 300 words).
Building Leadership,District Leadership Licensure applicants will provide a writing sample with the title and subject “My Philosophy of Leadership”.
ESOL Curriculum and Instruction, Reading Specialist and DSP Curriculum & Instruction applicants will provide a writing sample with the title and subject “My Philosophy of Education”.

Please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

STEP 4

References

Please submit two (2) professional recommendations using the linked recommendation form here.

Thank you for applying for admission to the Graduate Education Program!