Education Administration Program Application

Application Forms

Congratulations on applying to Murray State University, a nationally-ranked institution, and taking the next step toward pursuing your career goals! We are excited to hear of your interest in the Education Administration graduate programs. 

Are you interested in obtaining the education to pursue one of the following roles? Click the subheadings below for more information. Then, complete the respective application form.* 

*Important: You must complete the appropriate application form below as the final step in applying for a degree or certificate program.

School Principal

Admission requirements include:

  1. a master's degree (preferred); a bachelor's degree and strong recommendation (required)
  2. three (3) years of teaching experience
  3. Kentucky teaching certificate
  4. successful completion of an application and interview during the recruitment period
  5. a recommendation form from your principal or superintendent

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Director of Pupil Personnel, Director of Special Education, Supervisor of Instruction

Admission requirements include:

  1. Kentucky teaching certificate
  2. three (3) years of teaching experience
  3. Director of Pupil Personnel and Supervisor of Instruction only:
       a master's degree in education administration or equivalent
  4. Director of Special Education only:
       a master's degree in education administration or equivalent
    or
       a certificate in school psychology

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Superintendent

Admission requirements include:

  1. Kentucky teaching certificate
  2. three (3) years of teaching experience
  3. 2 years of successful administration experience
  4. a strong recommendation form from your superintendent

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Check Your Application Status

Want to know what has been received and/or is still missing from your application?

Visit Get Started at Murray State, log into your account, and select "Submit Supplemental Items" at the bottom of your account page. This list will indicate which items you must submit for admissions purposes. As items are received, their "Submission Status" will be updated.

Please Note: Official transcripts must be sent separately from each previously attended institution. Transcripts must be mailed or electronically submitted directly from the sending institution to Murray State to be considered official. Faxed transcripts are not considered official.

Physical transcripts should be sent to:
Graduate Admissions
Murray State University
B2 Sparks Hall
Murray, KY 42071

Electronic transcripts may be sent to: msu.graduateadmissions@murraystate.edu.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Dr. Stephanie Sullivan of our program faculty for more information.

Dr. Stephanie Sullivan

Program Coordinator
EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM / ECE Interim Department Chair

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