Admission Requirements for graduate program

Department School Psychology, Counseling & Leadership
Fall Application Deadline July 1st - Rolling Admission
Spring Application Deadline December 31st - Rolling Admission
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions: transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.', 2 letters of recommendation from supervisors, resume, photocopy of New York State or other state teaching certificate. Refer to instructions at .

On a separate page, attach an essay that covers the eleven points listed below:
(1) In the introduction, provide evidence of your professional vision and effectiveness.
In the following paragraphs, briefly describe a past accomplishment in each area which demonstrates that you possess the State-mandated characteristics of an educational leader:
(2) Leaders know and understand what it means and what it takes to be a leader;
(3) Leaders have a vision for schools that they constantly share and promote;
(4) Leaders communicate clearly and effectively;
(5) Leaders collaborate and cooperate with others;
(6) Leaders persevere and take the long view;
(7) Leaders support, develop and nurture staff;
(8) Leaders hold themselves and others responsible and accountable;
(9) Leaders never stop learning and honing their skills;
(10) Leaders have the courage to take informed risks;
(11) Conclusion.

Applicants will be interviewed.
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