School Leaders Program


Specialist Degree (Non-Certification)


Applicants must hold a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a master's program and complete the GRE (no minimum sub-score requirement). Additional program requirements can be found at this Graduate College site page.

As a part of the admissions process, prospective students must apply on-line to FAU through the Graduate Admissions Office and follow the admissions process described on the Graduate College website. Additionally, candidates for admissions must submit to the EDLR an essay that identifies the candidate's career goals and how the Specialist program will enable them to meet these goals, a professional resume, and two letters of reference. A Letter of Commitment from a school principal who is willing to sponsor the student for three semesters of internship must be submitted (Form).

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