Application and Admission Requirements

Apply to this program through a central application. Review the sections below before you begin. 

Admission requirements

Admission requires:

  1. Completed Graduate College Application in the GradCAS system.
  2. Submission of official transcripts showing all previous college course work.
  3. Master's degree in Special Education, Counseling, School Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology or Education with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.
  4. State Department of Education (PreK-12) initial certification in a teaching field OR school counseling certification.
  5. Supporting documents:
    • Letter of interest (addressing why you want to pursue this degree).
    • EDS application via GradCAS
    • Current official transcripts
    • Three official letters of recommendation (at least two of which are from faculty familiar with the candidate's academic work and one from an employer)
    • Participation in EdS interview
  6. The priority deadlines for receipt of all application materials (includes application, transcripts and references) for admission in the Fall semester is April 1 and for Spring semester is October 1.