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Organization & Leadership

Organization & Leadership

General Admissions Information

All Admissions inquiries should be directed to the Teachers College Office of Admissions.

All Financial Aid inquires should be directed to the Teachers College Office of Financial Aid.

Before applying to any of the programs, please carefully read through the instructions outlined on the Teachers College Admissions website.

ProgramDegreeCertification/ SpecificationEntry TermDeadline for Fall 2018 EnrollmentRequired Materials
Adult Education Guided Intensive Study (AEGIS) Ed.D. None Odd year, Summer only (next enrollment is Summer 2019)

Sumer (Early/Final): Jan. 2

Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Academic writing sample, AEGIS topic essay
Adult Learning and Leadership M.A. None Fall only Fall (Early): Jan. 15
Fall (Final): Apr. 15
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation
Ed.M. None Fall only Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 15 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Academic writing sample
Ed.D. None Fall only

Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 2

Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Academic writing sample
Education Leadership
Ph.D. None Fall only Fall (Early/Final): Dec. 15 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 and Spring

Spring: Nov. 1 
Fall (Early): Jan. 15        Fall (Final): Rolling 

Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Current Nursing License
M.A. – Professorial Studies None Fall and Spring

Spring: Nov. 1
Fall (Early): Jan. 15           Fall (Final): Rolling

Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Current Nursing License
Ed.D. None Fall (Every three years) Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 2 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 Fall (Early): Jan. 15 
Fall (Final): Apr. 15
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation (two of which must be academic), Academic writing sample
Ed.M. None Fall only Fall (Early): Jan. 15 
Fall (Final): Apr. 15
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 Fall (Early/Final): Jan. 2 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): Jan. 15        Fall (Final): Apr. 15

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, Next available application: Summer 2019

Summer (Early): N/A            Summer (Final): N/A

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 
Fall (Final): Apr. 15
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT
Ed.M. (Summer) Two Summers Cohort Odd year, Summer only, Next available application: Summer 2019

Summer (Early): N/A                      Summer (Final): N/A

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        Fall (Final): Apr. 15

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 (Early): Dec. 15 Summer (Final): March 1 Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Organizational sponsorship and work product
M.A. None Summer and Fall
Summer/Fall (Early): Jan. 15 
Fall (Final): Apr. 15
Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, GRE General Test or MAT
Ph.D. None Fall Fall (Early/Final): Dec. 15 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): Jan. 2        Summer (Final): Feb. 1

Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Two letters of recommendation, Principal’s endorsement form
Ed.M. Louisiana State Educational Leader Certification Summer only

Summer (Early): Jan. 2       Summer (Final): Feb. 1

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): Jan. 15       Summer (Final): Jan. 15

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): Jan. 15                     Summer (Final): Jan. 15

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 Summer only

Summer (Early/Final): Currently not accepting applications

Statement of purpose, Resume, Transcripts, Three letters of recommendation, GRE General Test
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