http://legacy.touro.edu/edgrad/sas/admissions_sas.asp
 

Admissions Requirements

 
All applicants must meet the below listed requirements:
  1. Completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited academic institution (official transcript must be submitted).
  2. A minimum undergraduate and graduate grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale).
  3. Provisional or Permanent NYS Certification in Education.
  4. Three years of satisfactory teaching experience.
  5. A completed Application for Admission to the Graduate Division of the School of Education and Psychology.
  6. An application fee of $50.00
  7. Interview by a faculty committee.
  8. Personal statement " Why I want to be a school leader."
  9. Three letters of reference from employers and/or professors.
 
Applicants whose native language is not English will have to present evidence of competence in communication in the English language. This may include a score of at least 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language and at least one letter from a supervisor in a relevant educational setting certifying the candidate's competence to function at the professional level in English.

Applicants will be considered for admission without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

 
 
Transfer Credits
 
Students may apply to transfer up to six graduate credits towards the Master of Science Degree in School Building Leadership or School District Leadership. Students must present an Official transcript from all graduate schools at which the courses were taken. A signed Application for Transfer Credit must be completed by the student and approved by an advisor before any credit is granted.
 
 

Certification Requirements

 

The program leads to New York State certification as a
School District Leader or School Building Leader

 
Following are the requirements for both certificates:
 
School District Leader (SDL)
 
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • 60 semester hours of graduate study including a Master's Degree in School District Leadership.
  • A supervised internship.
  • Three years of satisfactory teaching experience and/or administrative and/or supervisory and/or pupil personnel service experience in the schools (N-12).
 
School Building Leader (SBL)
 
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • A Master's Degree in School Building Leadership
  • A supervised internship.
  • Three years of satisfactory teaching experience and/or administrative and/or supervisory and/or pupil personnel service experience in the schools (N-12).

Please Note: Candidates for State Certification must pass a State licensure examination.


Touro College accepts a maximum of six (6) transfer credits for previous graduate work completed at an accredited college or university for courses that are similar in content to courses offered in the School Leadership Program.