how to apply to master of education

Applying to Master of Education Degrees

Master of Education Application Process

The following application process is for the Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Master of Education in Instructional Coaching applicants only.


Steps to Apply

Step 1: Start Your Graduate Application and Submit Transcripts 

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions showing an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Evidence of earning a minimum grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during the last sixty (60) hours of undergraduate study.
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Step 2: Upload Application Materials

  • Statement of purpose that discusses long-range goals, interest in the chosen discipline, and the reason(s) for applying to this program. 
  • current resume that includes educational and employment history, college extracurricular activities, community activities, honors and leadership roles, hobbies and non-academic interests.
  • A copy of your current teaching license.
  • A letter from your district's personnel office indicating the length of your teaching experience.
  • Two professional letters of recommendation (PDF) - Complete and upload the first page of the letter of recommendation form. Send the second page to both of your references.
    • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership applicants must submit one letter of recommendation from a principal.
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Step 3: Admissions Interview

  • Admissions interview if deemed necessary by the School of Graduate & Professional Studies.
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Education Alliance Grant

North Central College is proud to announce a partnership with local businesses and school districts to offer the Education Alliance Grant. Eligible employees with an earned bachelor's degree will receive a 20% tuition discount in the following master's degree programs: