Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Get the details on how to apply to the Action Research for School Improvement (Post-Baccalaureate Certificate) program.

Application Deadline

This program admits students for the fall and spring terms only.

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university** with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 for full admission and 2.75 for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 units of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study.

  • One-page personal statement describing why you are interested in joining this program and what you hope to gain from your participation.

  • One letter of recommendation from a current school leader who can speak to your professional strengths related to this program and your leadership skills/potential.

  • Current teaching certificate.

**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions.

How to Apply

  • Complete the Towson University online Graduate Application.
  • International graduate students may have additional admission and application requirements. See information about how to apply.