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Master of Arts Program Admission

Application Deadlines

February 1 - If applying for following summer, fall, or spring semester.

September 1 - If applying for following spring, summer, or fall semester.


Admission Requirements

Domestic Students

GPA: 3.0

GRE: no requirement

International Students

TOEFL: 550 minimum written or 80 minimum online, OR IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score

GRE: 147 min in each subtest and 4.0 minimum on analytical writing

Additional Requirements
Must have a minimum of 3 years teaching experience


How to Apply

Step 1: Apply to UW and the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design through the online applicant portal.

  • Access the UW graduate applicant portal. Make sure to use the corresponding application admittance semester indicated above.
  • After completing the initial information page, you will receive an email from the system including a link and your temporary username and password.
  • Please complete the contact, academic, residency information, etc.
  • Submit the application fee
  • Submit ALL required documents to the online document portal (see below for details)
  • Agree to admissions terms and submit your application

Step 2: Submit official copies of transcripts to UW Admissions.

University of Wyoming Admissions

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071


Required Documents

Please include ALL documents listed below in order for your application to be considered.

  • A letter of intent describing why you want to be an educational leader
  • A current resume
  • Copy of current teaching certificate
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official copies should be sent to UW Admissions)
  • A completed principal program application
  • superintendent approval form signed by the superintendent of the district where you plan to perform your internship (scan and upload)
  • Current recommendation letters addressing leadership skills from three different referees (the portal will send a request to each of them after you enter their email addresses):
    • two from referees who are familiar with your leadership skills
    • current principal
Contact Us

School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy, and Design

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3374

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5649

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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