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Application Requirements

Use the table below to identify the application requirements for the program you are interested in. Please note that applications are only accepted online now; for more information about how to start your application, visit the TC Admissions website.

 

Summer Principals Academy

(SPA)

Klingenstein Private School Leadership

(2 Summers Master's)

Klingenstein Private School Leadership

(Full year Master's)

Urban Education Leaders Program

(UELP)

Ph.D. in Education Leadership

 

Major Code

 

ELBL

ELPR

ELPR

ELUE

ELSR

 

Are Official Transcripts required?

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Is my Resume required?

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Will I be interviewed before being accepted?

 

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Entry Term

Summer Only

Summer of odd-numbered years

Fall

Summer of odd-numbered years.

Fall only

Required Examinations

N/A

GRE or
MAT (Miller Analogies Test)

GRE or
MAT (Miller Analogies Test)

GRE (We recommend scores of 4.0 or above on the writing)

GRE

Average GRE Score
*ETS will not release scores older than 5 years.

N/A

Reviewed as part of overall application

Reviewed as part of overall application

Reviewed as part of overall application

Verbal = 648
Quantitative =
_672
Analytical
Writing_=_5
(GREs are one factor in a holistic review)

Required
Recommendation Letters

2 professional or academic references

1 from Head of school
+
1 from division director or immediate supervisor

1 from Head of school
+
1 from division director or immediate supervisor

3 letters of recommendation

3 letters of recommendation

Is a Personal Statement required?

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes. Provide a short essay on why you want to be an urban superintendent or district leader and what you envision yourself accomplishing in that role. Describe your interests in this Program, your plans for study, and your future goals.

Yes, provide a short essay on why you want to be a university professor in education leadership and what you envision yourself accomplishing in that role.  Describe your interests in this Program, your plans for study, and your future goals.

Is an Academic Writing Sample required?

No

No

No

No

A publication would be outstanding, followed by a book chapter or report, but not required.

Additional Supplemental Documents required

Building or District Level Endorsement

N/A

N/A

N/A

Desired but not required: Any evidence of effective teaching at the collegiate level (i.e., teacher evaluations)

Application Fees

New Applicant =

$65
Re-applicant
_=_

$35

New Applicant_=_

$65
Re-applicant
_=_

$35

New Applicant=_

$65
Re-applicant = $35

New Applicant_=_

$65
Re-applicant =

$35

New Applicant = $65
Re-applicant = $35

Early Application Deadline

December 15

November 1st of even-numbered years

January 15

Applications for UELP will be accepted beginning in September 2012.  Applications must be complete with all documents received in the Office of Admission by the program deadline of January 2, 2013 in order to be considered for the summer 2013 cohort.

Applications for the Ph.D. Program are accepted every other year.  We will be accepting our next round of applications beginning in September 2014 for the entering cohort of fall 2015.  Applications must be complete with all documents received in the Office of Admission by the Program deadline of December 15, 2014 in order to be considered for fall 2015 admission.