Admissions & Requirements

  • Hold a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 in all previously completed graduate degree coursework
  • Have three years of successful teaching experience or other professional education experience
  • Submit a complete résumé
  • Submit a valid NC educator license or equivalent
  • Submit three letters of reference from current or past supervisors (must include principal) that document leadership and administrative experiences
  • and potential for success as a site-based school administrator
  • Submit a 1-2 page personal statement that addresses professional experiences, future goals, and an understanding that school administrators must
  • possess a comprehensive conceptual, pedagogical, and reflective knowledge base
  • Follow all admission guidelines established by UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School

Complete the Graduate School Admissions Application

Note: Students who apply will also need to participate in an interview to determine knowledge of relevant education issues.