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General Admissions Information

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ProgramDegreeCertification/ SpecificationEntry TermDeadline for 2015 EnrollmentRequired Materials
Adult Education Guided Intensive Study (AEGIS) Ed.D. None Odd year, Summer only Summer (Final): Jan. 2, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Academic writing sample, AEGIS topic essay
Adult Learning and Leadership
M.A. None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 15, 2015; Summer/Fall (Final): Apr. 15, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation
Ed.M. None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 15, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Academic writing sample
Ed.D. None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 2, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Academic writing sample
Education Leadership
Ph.D. None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early/Final): Currently not accepting applications
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, GRE General Test, Academic writing sample
Executive Program for Nurses M.A. – Administration Studies None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early): Rolling; Summer/Fall (Final): Rolling Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Current Nursing License
M.A. – Professorial Studies None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early): Rolling; Summer/Fall (Final): Rolling Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Current Nursing License
Ed.D. None N/A Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 2, 2015; Summer/Fall (Final): Rolling Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Current Nursing License, Applicants must hold a Master’s degree
Higher and Postsecondary Education
M.A.
None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 15, 2015; Summer/Fall (Final): July 1, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic), Academic writing sample
Ed.M.
None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 15, 2015; Summer/Fall (Final): Apr. 15, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic), Academic writing sample, Applicant must hold a Master’s degree
Ed.D. None Fall only Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 2, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic), Academic writing sample, Applicant must hold a Master’s degree
Klingenstein Private School Leadership Dual MBA Private School Leadership-Columbia Business School None Fall only Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 15, 2015 All candidates must apply separately to the Private School Leadership program through Teachers College Admissions and to Columbia Business School.  Teachers College application requires: a statement of purpose, two letters of recommendation (one from a head of school and one from a division director or immediate supervisor), official undergraduate transcripts, a resume, and current GRE or MAT scores.
M.A. (Summer)
Two Summers Cohort Odd year, Summer only Summer (Early): Nov. 1, 2014; Summer (Final): Jan. 15, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT
M.A. (Full-year) Full-year Cohort Fall only Fall (Early): Jan. 15, 2015;
Fall (Final): April 15, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT
Ed.M. (Summer) Two Summers Cohort Odd year, Summer only Summer (Early): Nov. 1, 2014; Summer (Final): Jan. 15, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT, Applicant must hold a Master’s degree
Ed.M. (Full-year) Full-year Cohort Fall only Fall (Early): Jan. 15, 2015; Fall (Final): April 15, 2015 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT, Applicant must hold a Master’s degree
Social-Organizational Psychology M.A. – Executive None Summer only Summer/Fall (Early): Dec. 1, 2014; Summer/Fall (Final): April 1, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Organizational sponsorship and work product
M.A. None Spring, Summer, and Fall Spring: Nov. 1, 2014;
Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 15, 2015;
Fall (Final): Apr. 15, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT
Ph.D. None Fall Summer/Fall (Early/Final): Dec. 15, 2014 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test required, GRE Psychology Subject Test recommended, Academic writing sample
Summer Principals Academy -
New Orleans

M.A. Louisiana State Educational Leader Certification Summer only Summer (Early): Dec. 15, 2014; Summer (Final): March 1, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Principal’s endorsement form
M.E. Louisiana State Educational Leader Certification Summer only Summer (Early): Dec. 15, 2014; Summer (Final): March 1, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Principal’s endorsement form, Applicant must hold a Master’s degree
Summer Principals Academy - New York
M.A. New York State School Building Leadership (SBL) Certification Summer only Summer (Early/Final): Jan. 15, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Principal’s endorsement form
Ed.M. New York State School Building Leadership (SBL) Certification Summer only Summer (Early/Final): Jan. 15, 2015
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Principal’s endorsement form, Applicant must hold a Master’s degree
Urban Education Leaders Program
Ed.D. New York State School District Leadership Odd year, Summer only Summer/Fall (Early/Final): Currently not accepting applicants Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, GRE General Test

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