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Educational Leadership/Public School Administration

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administrative contact

Karrie Ditmore
Higher Education Administration
phone: 304-293-5928
fax: 304-293-2279

program contact

Micah Fierstein
Assistant Professor
College of Education and Human Services
phone: 304-293-1601
fax: 304-293-2279

Program Details

Program Description

The Educational Leadership Studies program at West Virginia University prepares individuals for leadership positions in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary educational institutions.

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Test Requirements: GRE or MAT
  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Additional Information

Please contact Department for additional application requirements.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: August 1
  • Spring Deadline: December 1
  • Summer Deadline: April 1


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.