Application Checklist

Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership


Please send all application materials to:

Cardinal Stritch University
Office of Graduate Admissions, Box 437
6801 N. Yates Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217-3985

Application for Admission to the M.S. in Educational Leadership program
Apply online (the application fee is waived for those who apply online).

Official Transcripts
Official transcripts (from every college or university attended) must be submitted in a sealed envelope directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions. We suggest that you request your transcripts as soon as possible. Your application cannot be reviewed until we have them in hand. It is not necessary to request transcripts for work that you completed at Cardinal Stritch University.

Teaching License
Your valid Wisconsin teaching licensure will be verified through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s website. If your current license is from another state, you must send a photocopy to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Two Attitude and Disposition Questionnaires
Attitude and disposition questionnaires should be completed by two individuals. Your building principal or department leader should complete one, and another individual who can comment on your professional leadership abilities should complete the other.

Personal Essay
Essays should be a maximum one-page (double-spaced) word-processed statement addressing your leadership philosophy and your reasons for seeking admission to the program.

Financial Aid
Individuals interested in applying for a Federal Student Loan should follow the steps for the graduate financial aid process.