Southeastern Louisiana University
Department of Educational Leadership and Technology
Admission Requirements for
Master’s Degree program in
Normally, the due dates
for admissions consideration are March 1 for Fall Semester and
October 1 for Spring Semester. For this inaugural group of
students, the portfolio is due June 6, 2005.
In order to advance to
Phase II, applicants must submit, to the Graduate Coordinator, a
portfolio containing the following:
1. a copy of the
applicant’s letter of acceptance from the Southeastern Louisiana
University Office of Graduate Admissions;
2. letter of application
that includes the applicant’s reasons for selecting this
particular career option;
3. a curriculum vita
(resume) including applicant’s full name, address, telephone
number(s), email address, student identification number (W#),
academic preparation, prior related work and leadership
experiences, degrees held, honors, awards, special interests, and
other appropriate information.
4. a completed referral
form (see attached) from a school official who can attest to the
applicant’s leadership potential and likelihood of success in the
5. verification of a
minimum 2.5 undergraduate grade point average;
6. scores from Verbal and
Quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Exam (scores will be
used in concert with grade point average to determine if students
meet the entrance standard);
7. a valid teaching
8. verification of a
minimum of three successful years of teaching experience in either
public or private schools;
9. an autobiographical
narrative showing evidence of life experiences and personal
maturity consistent with program expectations for entry into a
professional training program in School Leadership;
10. satisfy all other
Southeastern Louisiana University graduate admission requirements
(see General Catalogue for specifics).
Applicants who have
satisfactorily met all the requirements in Phase I will advance to
the selection process.
1. Candidates will be
invited to campus for interviews and to produce a writing sample.
2. Candidates who
successfully complete the interview and writing sample will be
asked to obtain a “Memorandum of Understanding” from their school
district by which the district indicates its willingness to
support the candidate in meeting the requirements of the program.
3. Once the Memorandum of
Understanding is received, candidates will be notified of full
acceptance into the program and will be assigned to a fall or
4. Candidates accepted into
the program will receive information about course registration as
well as other information needed prior to beginning the program.
If you have
questions, feel free to contact the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Ann
Nauman, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at (985) 549-5203.