• 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:

    • Online application (no fee for U.S. residents).
    • A current Minnesota educator license. 
    • A 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. 
      • If you have a GPA of 2.5-2.9, you may still be considered for admission. Please also provide a one- to two-page narrative to help the admissions committee assess your academic history and qualifications, in the context of the high standards for academic performance in our program.
    • Two letters of recommendation written by people unrelated to you, who are familiar with your academic and/or professional history and who can accurately assess your potential for successful graduate study. Letters must be sent directly to Graduate Admission by the person writing the recommendation. 
    • Non-native speakers of English must also submit evidence of either a bachelor's degree from an English-language university or a TOEFL score of 100 for internet based, 250 for computer based, or 600 for paper based or IELTS score of 7.

    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

    Questions?

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