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Admission Information
Under Intended Field of Study on Application choose- EDS School Admin (School Superintendent)

Applications are acceptable at any time.  They must be received prior to the beginning of a new term to allow processing to be accepted. Failure to submit all of the above items in a timely manner can delay your admission decision. 

“Distance Education Students Residing outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU distance education programs may not be available in all states.”

In order to apply you must meet the following requirements:

  • Earned bachelor's and master’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Hold or be eligible for the Standard License for either Elementary School
  • Administration and Supervision or Secondary School Administration and Supervision
  • Have graduate work and experience commensurate with the student’s objectives
  • as evaluated by the EDLR faculty.
  • Have an undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 or above
  • Have a graduate grade point average of 3.25 or above with no deficiencies

You must submit the following items along with your Graduate School Application:

  • Resume/Vita
  • Personal Narrative of professional goals and past experiences
  • Documentation of all licenses and certifications held
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons who can comment on your potential as a school/district leader
  • GRE is NOT required
  • Official transcripts for all U.S. institutions attended (undergraduate and graduate) must be sent directly from the school attended to Graduate Admissions at Indiana State University. E-transcripts should be sent to

Paper Transcripts should be sent to:

       Indiana State University
       Graduate Admissions
       Welcome Center
       318 North Sixth Street
       Terre Haute, IN 47809-1904