School of Education Admission Requirements
Students are admitted to the specialist in higher education
administration program as a cohort class. When a sufficient applicant pool
is available, prospective candidates will be interviewed, provide a writing
sample, and complete other requirements. No students will be admitted
on a provisional or probationary basis. Students may transfer in no more
than six hours of coursework from any institution into the program.
Coursework used in a previous degree may not be used toward the
To fulfill requirements for admission to the specialist in higher
education administration degree program, the student must:
1. Hold (or qualify to hold) a master’s degree from an institution
fully accredited by a recognized accrediting agency.
2. Present evidence of acceptable scholarship with an average of at
least 3.00 on previous master’s degree work.
3. Complete and file with the graduate admissions’ office the proper
application for admission to graduate school.
4. Complete the interview and writing components of the admission
Potential students will hold or qualify to hold a master’s degree from
an institution fully accredited by a recognized accrediting agency.
Potential students will also submit official transcripts for undergraduate
and/or graduate work, and will provide two letters of recommendation
and a curriculum vitae or resume. A weight system will be used when
examining the submitted information. A committee will examine the above
listed information and make acceptance decisions after an evaluation of
the information from all potential students who have made application
for the program.