Complete Admission Requirements

School of Education
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

The admission requirements for the program are as follows:

  1. Students wishing to obtain a graduate degree in Educational Leadership must submit applications to Access and Enrollment Services at the University of the Virgin Islands.
  2. Applicants for matriculation should have a minimum undergraduate average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale and a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. 
  3. A professional educator certificate or related education licensure  
  4. A minimum of two years teaching or related experience  
  5. Submit an essay (at least 750 words) that describes your motivation for educational leadership   
  6. Two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s principal or direct supervisor. Both recommenders must include an evaluation of the applicant’s leadership potential.
  7. An interview with the Program Director