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What do I need to apply?

  • Graduate teacher preparation and school leadership candidates must submit:
    • Competitive scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Miller Analogy Test (MAT), or other acceptable, nationally normed admissions examination. Please note that in-service teachers and school administrators who have completed a master’s degree and have obtained teacher certifications are not required to submit GRE or MAT exam scores.
    • 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.
  • An earned (or about to be earned) bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong teacher and/or employer recommendations.
  • Experience working with children in formal or informal capacities.
  • Although we don’t require an interview, it is recommended and we do encourage that you speak with the program coordinator before or during the application process.
  • A completed application for graduate study at Syracuse University.

What is the Application Deadline?

There is no firm application deadline. Applications are considered for Fall, Spring or Summer, although a Summer start is often beneficial to the sequencing of courses for full-time students.

Those who wish to apply for a School of Education Scholarship should apply by January 15 for the following fall semester’s scholarships. 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 gradrcrt@syr.edu or 315-443-2505.

Ready to apply?

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