You envision a more equitable education environment and strive to drive change. Transform your knowledge while reaching for a leadership role with a Master's in Higher Education and Student Affairs or a Master's in School and District Leadership from the University of Redlands’ School of Education.
Overseen by the Department of Leadership and Higher Education, both master’s programs help elevate motivated, change-minded education professionals. Shape the direction of schools from elementary through college levels while promoting diversity and introducing and evaluating curricula and programs. Getting you there is the department’s committed team of scholar-practitioners who bring their insights from working in educational leadership and advocate for equity for all in the classroom.
As you prepare to take this next step, review all requirements and deadlines for the MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs and the MA in School and District Leadership below before you complete your application.
For both the MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs and the MA in Educational Administration, the School of Education accepts applications on a rolling basis and will release admission decisions periodically throughout the year.
To ensure that the Admissions Review Committee has sufficient time to make a decision before the start of the term, be sure to complete your application by the posted deadline. Applications received after will be reserved for and reviewed by the next date.
For a complete list of dates, please visit our Application and Enrollment Calendar.
Review both general and program-specific requirements to compile all materials before submitting your application.
In addition to the general application requirements, students must also submit program-specific documentation, found below, in order to be considered for admission.
To be eligible for admission to the MA in Educational Administration program, students must possess a clear or life credential and have completed at least three years of full-time teaching or professional service (related to their credential) before beginning the program. Please see the program page for more information.
1. Personal Statement: Essay of 500 words describing personal experience and interests in relation to educational administration.
2. GRE scores (optional)
4. Meet the Basic Skills Requirement
1. Personal Statement: Essay of 500 words describing personal experience and interests in relation to higher education and/or student affairs.
In the process of completing your application, you will need to supply a combination of the following documents:
All documents must be submitted online with your application. All listed pieces are required in order to present your application to the Admissions Review Committee for assessment.
Don’t forget about financial aid. In addition to submitting your online application, complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for graduate-specific forms of assistance. Review all dates and financial aid solutions.
After reviewing all requirements for the MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs and the MA in School and District Leadership programs, get started on your application. For any questions or additional information, contact a graduate enrollment counselor.