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Admission Requirements

The Graduate School requires the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree in order to be eligible to apply for a graduate program.

Application Checklist:

In order to make applying for graduate school as seamless as possible for you, we have created an application checklist. This checklist can be a reference point for you during the application process to ensure that you have a comprehensive understanding of the steps needed to apply, as well as all of the corresponding supplemental materials for your specific program of interest.

  • Submit Online Application: Please create your online account and submit your application by following the general application instructions and pay (or waive) the non-refundable $60 application fee. Once this step has been completed, the online portal will allow you to upload your supplemental materials.

The following is a list of the supplemental materials that will accompany your application for the Teacher Leadership Endorsement program:

  • Transcript: One from each college attended.
  • Two recommendations.
  • An essay.

More information regarding the application process can be found at The Graduate School.

*Please note applicants must have at least 4 years of teaching and must be certified teachers in New Jersey.