What do I need to Apply?

  • A completed master’s degree and a minimum of three years teaching experience to be eligible for the C.A.S. program.
  • Letters of reference from at least three persons who can speak to the applicant’s professional, leadership, and academic qualifications and who are willing to be contacted for a phone interview. Include email and phone contact information. (Two should have supervised the applicant at some point in time).
  • Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • Personal essay demonstrating candidates’ beliefs about student learning, commitment to diversity, enthusiasm for learning, willingness to foster collaboration, and ethics.
  • Resume.
  • Applicants with strong applications will be contacted for an admissions interview.

What is the Application Deadline?

The deadline for the fall cohort program start is May 15 of each year.

Those who wish to apply for a School of Education Scholarship should apply by January 15 for the following fall semester’s scholarships. School of Education scholarship questions should be directed to Angela Flanagan at 315-443-4754.

For general information about graduate admissions and study, please contact Speranza Migliore at or 315-443-2505.

Ready to apply?

Syracuse University Graduate School Application