To apply to the University of Maine at Farmington M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership program please submit the following:

1.  Master of Science in Education in Educational Leadership Application, including the required Application Essay and Individualized Essay (if necessary). M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership Application (pdf)

2.  Official Transcripts of all undergraduate degree(s) and all graduate work. Please have official transcripts sent directly to:

Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, ME 04938

3.  Three letters of reference with recommendations:

  • Two references should be from your current administrators.
  • One reference should be from a colleague at your current school or workplace.
  • A Letter of Reference Form (pdf) should accompany each letter of reference.

4.  A nonrefundable application fee of $60 made out to: UMF Office of Graduate Studies.

5.  Graduate-level transfer credits: If you are requesting that graduate-level coursework be transferred from another institution into this UMF Master’s program, in addition to your transcript you must submit the syllabi for each course you would like considered for transfer.

Admission 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 *.
    * Note: 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 UMF Director of Graduate Programs in Education.

Admission Decisions

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

Application Notes

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or newer required to complete application form. Download Adobe Acrobat 7.
  • It is recommended you use Internet Explorer or Firefox, as the “Submit” button does not currently work in Chrome. If you have difficulty submitting your application online, save the completed application to your desktop and email it to us as an attachment:

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
Education Center
186 High Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
tel 207-778-7502
fax 207-778-8134
TDD/TYY 207-778-7000

Mailing address:
Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938