Deadlines and Requirements

What we need, when we need it. 

The KSOE has been educating counselors, teachers and leaders for more than 45 years. Each program is distinct and the admissions process is designed to help us identify and select candidates who we feel will be the best fit for our programs. While we have specific admissions requirements, we take a holistic approach to evaluation of applicants and examine all criteria evenly.

Apply now for the 2016-2017 academic year!


Priority deadlines:

  Summer Fall January/Winter           Spring    
Master of Arts in Counseling


Priority: May 1

Final: June 15


Priority: November 1

Final: November 15

Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies   June 26    
Master of Arts in Leadership   July 5    
Master of Arts in Teaching Leadership

Priority: February 15

Final: March 1


Preliminary Administrative Services Credential/MA Educational Administration   May 1    
Doctor of Education in Education Leadership

*December 31

Education Specialist Credential/MEd Special Education

March 1

  October 1  
Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education (Supervision and Leadership) May 1** July 1** November 1** December 1**
Master of Arts in Teaching (post credential)        
Montessori Education Credential and Master of Arts in Montessori Education

May 1**

 July 1** November 1**

December 1**

Multiple Subject Credential/MA in Teaching

March 1

  October 1


Single Subject Credential/MA in Teaching  

May 1

October 1


Priority deadlines must be met to be considered for Admissions Scholarships

* Education Leadership EdD applications accepted post deadline provided space availability.

 **All Montessori Programs and the Early Childhood Program  will continue to accept applications after priority deadlines shown above provided space availability.  Check with the Program Director.
For specific program admissions requirements, click on the appropriate program:
Credential Programs
Master's Programs
“I’ve already applied. Now what?”
The next step is to schedule your admissions interview. Contact the KSOE for details: 925.631.4700.