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PROGRAMS

Educational Policy and Leadership (EDPL) Application Requirements

For MASTER's Programs:

Applicants must submit, directly to the Marquette University Graduate School:

  1. A completed online application form and $50 application fee.
  2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  3. Three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s ability to do graduate-level work.
  4. A personal statement of purpose that includes professional and academic goals.
  5. GRE scores (General Test only; scores must be received by application deadline).
  6. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

An interview and/or writing test may be required of applicants following the initial screening.

Teacher certification applicants are required to submit Praxis I and II scores to the College of Education’s Office of Teacher Education. These applicants must also undergo a criminal background check, conducted by Marquette University. A second criminal background check is conducted at the state level when student teaching is completed, as part of the teacher license application.

Individuals submitting applications for administrative licenses must undergo a criminal background check, conducted by the state, when their administrative program is complete and they submit their administrative license application to the state.

For CERTIFICATE Programs:

Applicants must submit, directly to the Marquette University Graduate School:

  1. A completed online application form and $50 application fee.
  2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  3. Three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s ability to do graduate-level work.
  4. A personal statement of purpose that includes professional and academic goals.
  5. (For administrative leadership certificate applicants only) proof of an earned master’s degree and teaching license.
  6. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

An interview and/or writing test may be required of applicants following the initial screening.

Teacher certification applicants are required to submit Praxis I and II scores to the College of Education’s Office of Teacher Education. These applicants must also undergo a criminal background check, conducted by Marquette University. A second criminal background check is conducted at the state level when student teaching is completed, as part of the teacher license application.

Individuals submitting applications for administrative licenses must undergo a criminal background check, conducted by the state, when their administrative program is complete and they submit their administrative license application to the state.

For DOCTORAL Programs:

Applicants must submit, directly to the Marquette University Graduate School:

  1. A completed online application form and $50 application fee.
  2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
  3. Three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s ability to do graduate-level work.
  4. GRE scores (scores MUST be received by application deadline – Jan. 15).
  5. A sample of scholarly writing, such as a master’s thesis or a published article.
  6. A personal statement articulating research interests with professional aspirations.
  7. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

An interview and/or writing test may be required of applicants following the initial screening.



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The Graduate School, Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

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