Educational Leadership MED - Online

Graduate Admissions


School of Education Graduate Admissions
Phone 903.566.7361

Degree Information:
Dr. Gary Miller
Phone: 903.565.5675

Graduate Admission Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of Graduate Admissions
Office: STE 345
Phone: 903.566.7457
Fax: 903.566.7492

Program Information

Delivery Method: 100% online

Hours: 30

Time to Degree: Can be completed in 2 years

College: Education and Psychology

Cost: Approximately $7,751 for Texas residents based on the 2020-2021 academic year

Scholarships/Financial Support Available:  Yes

Application Instructions

Admission Requirements

Test Score Required*: Satisfactory GRE score (unless waived as a result of a GPA of 3.25 on the last 60 hours of coursework) using the formula found at Online Master of Education with Standard Principal Certification - For Texas Educators.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certified Teacher in Texas (in any field) or currently seeking certification
  • At least two years of teaching experience
  • Successfully complete the admission screening instrument

Letters of Recommendation: A reference form, completed by a current school administrator assessing the applicant's administrative potential must be submitted to the School of Education.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No

Admissions Essay: No

Interview: Yes - Admission Screening Survey

* Applicants with a GPA of 3.25 or higher on their last 60 hours will not need to submit GRE scores. If your GPA is high enough to waive the GRE requirement, you will be notified once it has been calculated. Until then, it will remain on your to-do list. You do not need to contact anyone - once the GPA is reviewed it will come off your to-do list.

NOTE: In accordance with Texas Administrative Code, all applicants must be fully admitted prior to taking any coursework in the area in which they are seeking certification. Therefore, no provisional or conditional admission is allowed.

Career Outlook: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment opportunities for principals to increase by 8% through 2018. This percentage represents an anticipated decrease in the number of children entering elementary and secondary school over the decade. Opportunities will increase as administrators are asked to assume more responsibilities in schools, including such duties as monitoring student achievement. For more info visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is O*Net.

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