General Admission Information
The Department of Educational Leadership offers three degree programs and two licensure only programs to prepare individuals for positions as educational leaders.The degree programs include the
Master of School Administration (MSA)
Educational Specialist in Educational Administration and Supervision (EdS)
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (EdD)
The North Carolina licensure only programs include the
Principal add-on license
Curriculum Instructional Specialist add-on license.
To apply to a degree program, applicants should:
- Complete the degree application at www.ecu.edu/gradschool/
If you have any questions or problems, please contact
The Graduate School
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
- Take the GRE or MAT if the scores are more than five years old. These tests can be taken at the Testing Center, East Carolina University, D-102 Brewster, Greenville, NC 27858-4353 (telephone: 252-328-6811). Official score must accompany packet in order for it to be considered complete.
- Have transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work sent to the Graduate School as specified in the application.
Additional Requirements (please send to the Graduate School):
Once the application file is completed and received by the department, the faculty review all materials and make a recommendation to the Graduate School. The Graduate School notifies all applicants as to whether the application has been accepted or rejected.
Please note that the number of applications from qualified individuals generally exceed the number of spaces available for new students; therefore, meeting the guidelines listed does not guarantee admission into a program.
NOTE: Licensure-only have separate admission guidelines (non-degree application).