Educational Leadership Admission
Admission to a program of study requires evidence of the applicant's ability to pursue graduate study and to complete the requirements for the specific degree program. An applicant may take up to six credit hours while seeking admission. To seek admission to a graduate program, a candidate must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year institution.
- Final application date: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
- Classes begin: Saturday, January 18, 2014
- Final application date: Thursday, May 1, 2014
- Classes begin: Saturday, May 17, 2014
- Final application date: Friday, August 1, 2014
- Classes begin: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Please note that Stetson University has partnered with Envision Enrollment, an online application service for graduate school admissions. By creating an online account through Envision Enrollment, you will be able to:
- Check the status of your application through the admissions process.
- Have your transcripts, letters of recommendation and other documents required by the program for admission processed and assembled quickly for graduate admission committee review.
Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 386-822-7100 with any questions regarding the admission process.
Required Application Materials
- Application for Admission
- $50 application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Three letters of recommendation; one of the forms must be completed by the applicant's current principal
- Copy of professional teaching certificate. Applicants that are not fully certified teachers must submit passing scores on the General Knowledge test. Additional coursework may also be required.
- One of the following:
- An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in upper division courses
- A master's degree from an accredited university
- 12 or more credits of post-baccalaureate work at the 300 level or above with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
- If the cumulative GPA is below 3.0, the applicant must score in the 50th percentile or better on the G.R.E. or have a score of 410 on the M.A.T.
Application materials should be sent to Envision Enrollment; see directions on the application portal for more details.
To ensure adequate review, it is recommended that all application materials are submitted by the final application date stated above. Application decisions will not be made until all application materials are received.
The following additional requirements apply to international applicants:
Submit your transcripts
Official transcripts from the colleges and universities you attended are required.
- Logging into your Envision Enrollment account, go to the Credentials Tab and select the Overview option. Click the Add/Submit Institutions button.
- Identify the type of institutions you attended and click the Add International Institution button at the bottom of the page.
- Enter the information requested about your institution. Note: If you attended more than one institution, repeat this step for each institution attended.
- Once you've entered the information for all of the institutions you've attended, review the list of institutions attended and click the Confirm button.
- Print two copies of the International Transcript Request Form:
- Submit one copy to the Registrar or other official person at the institution you attended. The Registrar or other official will send a copy of your official academic records in the native language directly to Envision Enrollment.
- Submit the other copy to Envision Enrollment along with the documents you have (the student issued documents and the translation).
For further instructions, please download a PDF version of the transcript directions.
Take an English proficiency test
All applicants for admission whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit a scored of 90 or better on the Internet-based test or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and submit a score of 7.0. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies for additional information; the office's contact information is at right.
Submit immigration forms
Upon admission, WORLD: International Learning will assist students in obtaining a student visa. To issue the U.S. Immigration Form I-20 "Certificate of Eligibility," the department must have on file acceptable documentation and evidence showing that the admitted student has funds to pay for the first year of study at Stetson University. The student should keep a copy of this financial documentation as he/she will need to present it at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate as part of the visa application procedure. Please contact the department at 386-822-8165 or email@example.com with questions regarding this step.
Please send all necessary documentation to WORLD: International Learning at:
- Department of International Learning
421 North Woodland Boulevard
DeLand, Florida 32723
Information and Interview Sessions
- March 11 at 5:30 p.m. in DeLand
- March 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Celebration
- April 1 at 5:30 p.m. in DeLand
- April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Celebration
For directions and parking information for both the Center at Celebration and the DeLand campus, please refer to the directions and parking web page.