• Administrative License Admission Requirements

    Applicants must have a master's degree, hold a teaching license, and have three years of teaching experience.

    (Applicants may also satisfy MN Rule Chapter 3512.0700, subpart 4).

    To apply for admission to the Administrative Licensure program, please submit the following:

    • Online application (no fee for U.S. residents).
    • A current Minnesota educator license.
    • A current résumé or curriculum vitae, verifying at least 3 years of classroom teaching experience to meet licensure requirements.
    • A one-page personal statement that addresses why you aspire to be an educational leader. 
    • Official transcripts from each nationally or regionally accredited college or university attended with a GPA of at least 3.0, including a transcript of a completed master's degree. These should be sent directly from the institution(s) to Graduate Admission or provided in a sealed, signed envelope. You do not have to provide transcripts for courses taken at Hamline University.

      Provisional admission: If you have a GPA of 2.5-2.9, you may be considered for provisional admission. Please provide a one to two page written reflection indicating your plans for meeting the Hamline GPA requirements if admitted to the program. Applicants who have successfully completed a master's degree (GPA >3.0) are exempt from the provisional review process.
    • Three letters of recommendation written by people unrelated to you who are familiar with your academic and/or professional history, detailing your specific qualifications as an educational leader. 

    Apply Online

    Send remaining materials to:
    Office of Graduate Admission
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue, MS-A1710
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    International Applicants

    For residents outside of the United States, please view the additional requirements for applying to Hamline University.

    Additional Requirements for International Students


    If you have questions or experience trouble completing the online application, contact Graduate Admission at 651-523-2900 or gradprog@hamline.edu.