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MS Applied Leadership in Teaching & Learning Admissions

Each applicant's prior academic work and experience will be evaluated prior to admission. You're expected to have college-level writing and oral communications. If you show exceptional promise but lack the minimal prerequisites, you may be admitted provisionally. The GRE is not required for admission.

1 Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • 3.0 GPA measured on a 4.0 scale for the final two years of study.
    • If you don't meet the 3.0 GPA requirement, you may be admitted on a provisional basis.
  • International students must submit additional information.

The program has a policy of rolling admissions. Decisions regarding applications will be made up to the start of the semester.

2 Required Application Materials:

  1. UW-Green Bay e-application
  2. $56.00 application fee
  3. A writing sample/letter of application describing principal areas of academic interest, capabilities, experience, and reasons for pursuing the M.S. degree.
  4. Official undergraduate and graduate transcriptsfrom previous colleges or universities attended, sent directly to UW-Green Bay from these institutions. 
    • If you attended less than 9 credits you do not have to send an official transcript unless the courses completed were prerequisites for the program. Study abroad transcripts are not required if you attended an international University for one or fewer semesters. UW-Green Bay retains the right to request additional official transcripts from all/or additional postsecondary institutions of higher learning attended by an applicant.
  5. Please send contact information for three references to


Special Students

If you hold a bachelor's degree or higher and want to enroll in courses but don't want to pursue a degree, you can enroll as a special student. Graduate credit will be awarded provided that the you register in graduate level courses as a graduate special student and pay graduate fees.

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