MSA Application Materials

All application materials must be submitted through the ECU Graduate School online application
process. The application is available at

Application deadline: March 15

Classes begin: Summer 2

MSA Application Requirements:
  • Create your personal Graduate School Application and pay $75 application fee
  • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience
  • Signed Letter of Support by Principal and Superintendent
  • All transcripts required by the Graduate School
  • For NC residents: A copy of your current North Carolina Educator License
  • MAT or GRE Score. Test score may be waived if applicant has 5+ years of education experience or if applicant has earned a master degree in education related area.
  • Statement of Purpose – describing how the MSA will assist you in realizing your professional goals and aspirations. Do not exceed 250-400 words.
  • Written Scenarios – Please upload your responses to the written scenarios to the appropriate location in the application portal. (Application Written Scenario Questions)
  • Current Resume – Upload your current resume highlighting teacher leadership experiences.
  • Three professional references – as indicated in the online application, submit the names and email addresses of 3 professional references (one must be from the applicant’s current supervisor)
  • Interview