Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership

To apply, please submit the following:

1) Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership Application including required Application Essay and Individualized Essay (if necessary)

Click Here for Application (PDF)

2) Official Transcripts: For undergraduate degree(s) and all graduate work; and have them sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies.

3) Three letters of reference with recommendations

4) Nonrefundable application fee - $60

5) Graduate-level transfer credits: If you are requesting that graduate level coursework be transferred into the program, in addition to your transcript you must submit the syllabi for each course you would like considered.

Admissions Requirements

  • Two years professional education experience
  • Be employed, or seeking employment as a classroom teacher or other education professional.
  • Have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university *

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, ME  04938
Phone (207) 778-7502

Admissions Decisions

Only completed applications will be reviewed. Admission decisions are made by the Graduate Admission Committee and the Director of Graduate Programs in Education on a rolling basis until the enrollment cap is reached. Applications received after this point will be considered for the next available term.

Application Notes

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* A foreign degree must be validated by World Educational Services, Center for Educational Documentation, Inc., or other appropriate agency. The decision to accept the degree is made on a case-by-case basis by the Director of Graduate Programs in Education