Admission Requirements

Education Specialist, District Level Administrator

An earned master's degree in an education-related field and a building-level certification are required. Two applications are required.

Application Information

  1. Complete online application, includes degree program application
  2. Send official transcripts to the Graduate School via the email or address listed below
  3. Writing Prompt, included in the online application.
  4. Upload two letters of recommendation via the Graduate School application portal
    • Important: One of the letters must be from an administrator — principal or assistant principal — at the school where you are currently teaching. This letter should be on school letterhead.
  5. Resumé or CV

The Educational Leadership Ed.S program is a cohort-based model program and only accepts applications for students to start in the fall semester each year. The early consideration deadline is Nov. 1 with notification no later than Dec. 15. The later consideration deadline is April 1 with notification no later than May 15. Please be advised, if accepted during the early consideration period, this will not result in a spring or summer admittance. Admittance will still be in the upcoming fall semester.

Contact Information

Alison Wilson
EDLE Program Coordinator

Bernadette R. Moore
EDLE Administration Specialist
216 Peabody Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Graduate School
340 N. Campus Drive
Gearhart Hall 213
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701