School Leadership

Admissions Requirements - Teacher Leadership (MEd)

For admission consideration, applicants should submit:

  • College of Education Application for Admission
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all accredited institutions attended and/or from which you earned credit.
  • Statement of Goals which outlines your interest in seeking a master's degree with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire; your interests; a description of your particular research, intellectual, and applied interests and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Two Letters of Reference should be obtained to provide insight regarding the applicant's academic competence. References from college/university faculty are recommended.
  • A copy of a valid PA Teaching Certificate.
  • Professional Resume

In addition, international applicants should submit:

  • Official document that validates completion and conferral of a degree, diploma, and/or certificate. While not required, applicants are encouraged to submit transcript(s) to the World Education Services (WES) for evaluation.
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS exam scores if a non-native speaker of English. A minimum score of 79 TOEFL iBt or 6.5 on IELTS is required for admission.

Prerequisites for Admission

Qualified applicants must:

  1. Be an effective content teacher at the PreK-4, 4-8 or Secondary level
  2. Hold an Instructional I or II teaching certificate and have a minimum of three years of effective teaching experience
  3. Meet the criteria established by the Temple Teacher Education Program to serve as a mentor for pre-service teachers.

Submitting Your Documents

Once you have completed your application for admission, your next step is to submit your supporting documents.

Application Deadlines

Submit all required admissions documents by the March 1 application deadline to receive priority consideration for admission and financial support.