Admissions & Aid

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Admissions Requirements

  1. Review Application Requirements and Gather Application Materials
    Applicants are required to submit the following materials with their application:
    + Official transcripts from any institution from which you received a degree or credential
    + 3 letters of recommendation (1 from your current site administrator)
    + Personal statement
    + Professional resume
    + Proof of 3 years of teaching experience - This is provided in a letter on district or site/school letterhead signed by the candidate's employer/building administrator. The letter needs to verify term of employment, title and brief description of the position, and whether employed full or part time or the full-time equivalent.
     
  2. Submit your Application
    + Email your unofficial transcripts and current resume to the KSOE Admission team.
    + Complete the online application for the MA in Teaching Leadership program
    + Upload your official transcripts and application materials
    **If you have an international transcript, the Registrar’s Office will ask you to have a professional agency evaluate your units. Please find a professional agency and request from them a per course breakdown with the course name and equivalent number of units. The agency will send a copy of your official international transcript and the evaluation of your units to Saint Mary’s College. Once this is done, we can add the evaluation to your application.
     
  3. Next Steps
    + Interview with faculty
    + Onsite writing sample
     
  4. What to Expect after Acceptance to the MA in Teaching Leadership Program
    + Receive your admissions letter
    + Accept your offer and pay your deposit
    + Receive your MySMC account and activate with your password
    + Begin your classes! 

Questions? Want to schedule a visit? Please contact ksoe@stmarys-ca.edu.

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Benefits, Tuition, and Fees

Please refer to our section on financial aid.

Benefits

Guaranteed availability for every course, every term • Flexible online learning that accommodates your schedule • Attentive and encouraging professors

Application fee $50 (non-refundable)
Tuition

$20,850 (30 units, $695/unit)

Tuition deposit $250 (non-refundable)
Technology fee $500 (one-time)
Books $100 per course (average)
Course materials fee $50 for the program (approximately)
Prior learning assessment fee $300 per experiential learning essay submitted for evaluation (optional)