The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you are eligible for a reduced application fee of $35. Learn more »
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
- Completed online application that includes:
- Personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
- Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)
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Below is a list of potential resources for graduate students. Note: graduate assistantships are generally intended for students studying and working on the Bloomington campus.
- Learn about the variety of
fellowships and assistantships available to graduate students.
Student Central for information about
- Consult your employer about the availability of
tuition reimbursement or tuition assistance
- Active duty military, veterans, and military
families should visit the
Center for Veteran and Military Students
to take full advantage of available financial assistance and
Licensure course work encompasses 24 of the 36 credit hours required for a Master's of Science in Educational Leadership. It is possible to take all principal licensure courses online through IU Bloomington.
- A624 Educational Leadership: The Principalship K-12
- A510 School-Community Relations
- A608 Legal Perspectives on Education
- A635 Public School Budgeting and Accounting
- A629 Data-Informed Decision-Making for School Leaders
- A515 Education Leadership: Teacher Development and Evaluation
- A695 Practicum in Educational Leadership (6.0 credits, two semesters)
Students must complete two consecutive semesters of A695 totaling six credits to acquire 240 hours of supervised field experience in order to earn licensure. Before enrolling in A695, students must complete A624, A510, A608, and A635. It is beneficial to take A629 and A515 with A695 as assignments in both courses require access to a school site.