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School District Superintendent Certificate Program Admission

School District Superintendent Certificate Program Admission


Application Deadlines

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

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


Admission Requirements

Domestic Students
GPA: 3.0 in Master's
GRE: no requirement

International Students
TOEFL: 550 minimum written or 80 minimum online, OR IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
GRE: 900/291 minimum

Additional Requirements
Must have a minimum of 2 years experience as an school administrator


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 and test scores to UW Admissions.

  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions should be requested and sent to UW Admissions at the following address:

    UW Office of Admissions

    WY 82071
    Phone: (307) 766-5160
    Toll Free: (800) 342-5996
    E-mail: admissions@uwyo.edu

  • Official copies of GRE scores should be sent directly from GRE Reporting to UW Admissions

Required Documents

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

  • A letter of intent specifically addressing your potential for district level leadership
  • A current resume
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official copies should be sent to UW Admissions)
  • 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). Letters should be from those who are familiar with your leadership skills and one must be from your current superintendent or other administrator in the district office.
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