Masters in School Administration (433A)
*Now accepting applications for online cohort beginning Fall 2012. Apply online here*
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, a North Carolina "A" or "M" license or its equivalent from another state, three years successful professional experience in K-12 school setting, GRE or MAT scores, and approval of the Admissions Committee and the chairperson of the department are required.
Basic Criteria for Consideration
Consideration for admission to the MSA program is based upon four elements: scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT); undergraduate GPA; assessment of a writing sample (Click here for MSA questionnaire [PDF]); and assessment of three qualified references.
Other Criteria include: letter from principal or school system superintendent supporting candidate's internship and an interview upon request.
- GRE 350 V/350 Q (prior to June 2010)--New GRE scoring 143 V/138 Q
- MAT Score at the 35th percentile
- Three references including one from an administrator
If you are interested in being on an e-mail list for recruitment and informational meetings, please e-mail Lisa Freeman in the Extension office. Students are encouraged to join a cohort for classes as they are scheduled to accommodate that group.