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Master of Arts Program Admission

Master of Arts Program Admission


Application Deadlines

February 1 - If applying for following fall semester. (August)

September 1 - If applying for following spring semester. (January)

We do not admit to this program in the summer. 


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

 

** Preference in admission to this program is given to working classroom teachers in the state of Wyoming.  Applications from individuals with different public school experience (school counselors, speech pathology professionals, behavior interventionists, etc) will be considered for admission provided that there is space in the program to accommodate additional students.

 


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 all colleges to:

UW Office of Admissions
Knight Hall 150, Department 3435
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5160
Toll Free: (800) 342-5996
E-mail: admissions@uwyo.edu

 

Note: Please do not wait to have ALL colleges send official transcripts to Admissions. It is University policy that the UW Admissions Office require official transcripts from every college you have attended. This includes your undergraduate transcript, AND all colleges that you have transferred coursework in from. This process can take some time to request, send, receive, and process. 

If you attended UW, you do not have to contact UW Admissions Office to send official transcripts to UW. They will know to "pull' them, when you are admitted. 


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 Application Form
  • A 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

We prefer to review completed applications. Please be sure your application is complete!

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