MS Application Guidelines

Learning, Design and Technology

Masters Program: How to Apply

Step 1: Apply to the University of Wyoming

  1. Complete the online UW application form
  2. Submit the $50 application fee
  3. Submit official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions
  4. GRE scores (optional)
  5. International students: TOEFL scores and confidential financial statement form (certified, with supporting documents)

Step 2: Apply to the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy, and Design

  1. Three letters of recommendation via the admissions portal (add in name, title, and email and the portal will send email with directions on how they upload letter into your application),
  2. Upload a personal statement,
  3. Upload a current academic resume,
  4. Upload copies of all college transcripts, (in additon, have all schools send official transcripts directly to UW Admissions Office).

Application Guidelines

Letters of Recommendation

References should come from three people who can attest to your academic potential, previous personal or professional work experience, and fit with the standards and expectations that guide professional educators. If you are working in a professional education position, it is expected that your employer/supervisor will provide a letter of reference.

Personal Statement

You should carefully consider the purpose of the personal statement. It should not exceed three double-spaced typewritten pages. The statement should address the following elements:

  • Describe your professional self (e.g., personal goals, strengths and weaknesses that prepare or limit you for graduate study, and special skills).
  • Discuss what attracts you to our graduate program, how you believe this degree can help you, and why you are applying at this time.

Academic Resume

At a minimum, include the following in your resume:

  • Personal Information: Name and Contact Information (Address, Phone numbers, email)
  • Education: Institution, City, State, Dates Attended, Major, and Degree
  • Work Experience: Dates, Job Title, Employer, City, State
  • Professional experiences such as: Publications, Presentations and Grants; Continuing Education Activities, Awards/Honors Received; Community and Volunteer Activities; Professional Memberships.

Questions about this degree?

William Cain

MS and Certificate Program Coordinator

(307) 766-6819





Contact Us:

William Cain

MS & Certificate Program Coordinator 

(307) 766-6819


Mia Williams

Doctoral Program Coordinator 

(307) 766-2004



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