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Application Instructions - Department of Educational Administration

The College at Brockport utilizes an online application for graduate admission. Please read the application instructions below and utilize the checklist as a guide for submitting Part I and Part II application materials.

Degrees Offered:
Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)
Master's of Education (MSEd)
Certificate (CFCT)

School Building Leader/School District Leader, CAS
School District Business Leader, CAS
Teacher Leadership (CFCT)

Department Contact:
 Dr. Jeffery Linn
(585) 395-2661

For best consideration, May 15 for summer admission (School Building Leader/School District Leader and Teacher Leadership)
For best consideration, July 15 for fall admission
For best consideration, November 15 for spring admission (December 15 for Teacher Leadership)

Please note: Applications received after the published deadlines will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Part I: Complete and submit the online application along with a non refundable processing fee of $80 fee (Visa, Mastercard, or Discover only) at

Part II materials: We strongly suggest that you submit all items as quickly as possible to ensure timely review of your application.

  • Please electronically submit the following documents:
    • Letter of Reference: Required for all programs except School District Business Leader.
      (Please note: We do not accept placement or credential files.)
      1. Reference Letter
      2. Applicants using a different administrator as their Mentor please submit the Mentor form
    • Official transcript: Please request one official transcript from each and every college or university you have ever attended, even if you did not earn a degree there, regardless of perceived relevance of the course work to your current career goals, or the length of time that has passed since you attended. Transcripts must also be obtained from each and every college or university ever attended regardless of whether or not credits earned were later transferred elsewhere. Please instruct each institution to send the transcript directly to The Graduate School via postal mail or electronically via an e-script service such as Scrip Safe. (Please note: The College at Brockport graduates are not required to submit transcripts of their work at The College at Brockport. In addition, if you were already admitted to The College at Brockport as a non-degree student, you do not need to resubmit the transcript(s) you provided as part of that process.)

      Mail your transcripts to:
      The College at Brockport
      The Graduate School - Morgan Hall
      350 New Campus Dr.
      Brockport, NY 14420

      Send e-script to:

    • CAS in Educational Administration Only. SUNY requirement for School Building Leader (SBL) - submit scores for either the GRE or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) to be considered for admission (College Code: 2537).
    • Proof of Certification and teaching experience as indicated in the TEACH system (Teacher Leadership only).

For International applicants:

  • Official or true certified copies of your diploma, degree, or certification, in both English and the original language.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL; College code 2537) or the IELTS. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based version, a minimum score of 213 on the computerized version or a minimum score of 79-80 on the TOEFL iBT version is required. The IELTS minimum score is 6.5. If the applicant is not able to provide test scores or does not meet the minimum score requirement, conditional admission may be offered based on the completion of an English language course through the College’s ELS office.
  • An original bank statement in the student’s name or that of the student’s sponsor showing a current balance of at least the total cost of attendance. If the student has a sponsor, a letter, signed and dated by the sponsor, is required. It must include the amount (in US dollars) that will be put toward the student’s educational expenses.

We look forward receiving your application!
If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact our office at (585) 395-2525 or

Last Updated 8/17/15