Educational Administration

How to get started?

  1. If you want to visit with the program contact, contact Holly Peterson at edadmin@unk.edu or call (308) 865-8512)
  2. Apply for graduate admission online at Admissions.  
    1. Application fee ($45) is required.
    2. Application deadlines: (firm deadlines) 
      • June 15th  for fall 
      • October 15th for spring 
      • March 15th for summer
  3. Submit recommendations from two school administrators and one other individual who can comment on your potential to do graduate study and for educational leadership. (Appropriate format within the application)
  4. MAE:  Submit a resume and an essay on why you wish to pursue a career in school administration.  (Appropriate format within the application)
  5. Ed S:  Submit a professional biography including why you seek to be a superintendent. (Appropriate format within the application)
  6. Send one official transcripts from all past institutions to the Graduate Office.
  7. Once you’ve received an acceptance of admission notification, you may register for class by accessing UNK’s MyBlue registration system.
  8. If you have questions about Financial Aid, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (308) 865-8520.


Do I have to be accepted into the program to register for classes?

You may apply as a non-degree seeking student, register and take up to 12 credit hours.  Only 12 non-degree credit hours can be accepted towards a degree.

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