The following lists admissions requirements for the Graduate Education Programs. All programs initially require the Shenandoah University graduate application and a $30 application fee.


Professional Studies Certificate for Teacher Licensure

Professional Studies Certificate for Special Education Teacher Licensure

Professional Studies Certificate for ESL Teacher Licensure

Professional Studies Certificate for ESL for Licensed Teachers

Master of Science in Education Emphasis in Teaching
Master of Science in Education Individualized Focus


Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Professional Studies Certificate for Administration and Supervision

Master of Science in Education Administration

Doctor of Education in Administrative Leadership *

Doctor of Professional Studies in Organizational Leadership *

*The EdD in Administrative Leadership and the DProf in Organizational Leadership are cohort programs in the School of Education and Human Development.  Students are admitted to begin in the fall term only.  International students seeking F-1, I-20 visas are not eligible for this program due to limited number of credit hours offered per term and visa requirements.

All documents must be sent to the following address:

Shenandoah University
Office of Graduate Admissions
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601

Application deadline for Doctoral programs:   May 1

Priority application deadlines for all other programs:
Fall: July 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: February 15

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