Student Application Checklist
Please complete steps 1-3 to reserve your seat in the cohort:
Complete and submit the cohort application by clicking the button.
Complete and submit the registration form by clicking the button.
Once you have reserved your seat, please continue with the following steps to complete your admission file.
Note: You will not be eligible for financial aid until your admission file is complete.
Financial Aid & Payment Options
Determine how you plan to pay for the program: Financial Aid or Pay-As-You-Go. If using Financial Aid, Complete the FAFSA. It is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible.
If using a Pay-As-You-Go plan, click the button for more information.
Arrange for official, sealed transcripts from all Bachelor's degrees to be sent to Park University. Additional information can be found by clicking the button to the right
Note: a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required for admission. Students with a GPA between 2.75 and 3.0 may be admitted conditionally by submitting additional criteria. See Step 10 below.
Copy of Teaching License
Please upload a copy of you teaching license to our online system. You may also email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (800-504-7618), or mail (Park University Graduate School, 910 Main, Suite 900 Kansas City, MO 64105) a copy of your license.
A felony background check with FBI fingerprint check, as well as a child abuse/child neglect screening must be submitted for admission. Admission is dependent upon clearance. If these items have been completed for continuous employment or for the US military, a copy of the same maybe submitted. Students can show proof of employment by getting a letter from HR or their school Administrator in lieu of a background check. If you have any questions, please click the button to email us.
Supplemental Application Materials
ONLY if GPA is below 3.0
Students with a GPA between 2.75 and 3.0 may be considered for admission if they provide one of the following:
Option A: Submit a letter of recommendation from their supervisor showing four years of successful employment experience. The easiest and fastest way to request a reference is to use our online system. This will allow us to e-mail reference forms directly to your recommenders on your behalf.
Option B: Submit an acceptable GRE score for verbal and quantitative tests.
Educational Administration Candidates only: Please complete steps 9 & 10 below.
Letter of Recommendation
The easiest and fastest way to request a reference is to use our online system. This will allow us to e-mail reference forms directly to your recommenders on your behalf.
Philosophy of Education
Please submit a two-page philosophy of education and describe how that led you to desire a degree and certification in Educational Leadership. You may upload your statement directly to the Graduate Information Office online, or return by fax, e-mail, or mail.