For students applying to the Certification Preparation in Educational Leadership program, please submit the following to the Graduate School:
- One copy of official transcripts from the institution where the highest degree was conferred
- Letter of recommendation from immediate supervisor
- Interview with program director
- Writing sample to be completed during the interview
An applicant to the Certification Preparation program in Educational Leadership must already hold teacher certification to apply and must have completed a master’s degree in a related field. This program does not issue teacher certification.
For MCPS cohorts only: applicants are required to have
a minimum of 5 yrs experience in a school system in order to apply to this
program per MCPS policy.