Leading Through Inquiry, Inclusion, and Action


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.
  • Meet the requirements of New York State initial teaching certification in music

What is the application deadline?

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Those who wish to apply for a School of Education Scholarship should apply by January 15 for the following fall semester. Applications are considered for Fall, Spring or Summer start dates.

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

Ready to apply?

Syracuse University Graduate School Application