How to Apply

1. Apply to UNT's Toulouse Graduate School.

Student
  • Apply to UNT's Toulouse Graduate School. You must be admitted to the graduate school before enrolling in the accelerated online program. Conditional acceptance to the graduate school can be granted if you meet program requirements.
    • Submit your application at applytexas.org and choose either the "Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership" or the “Principal Certification” in the degree plan list. Make sure you confirm that you are applying for the accelerated online program when prompted near the end of the application process.
    • Request an official transcript of your records from each college or university that you have attended and have them sent to the Toulouse Graduate School. All transcripts are required but unofficial transcripts will be accepted with your application while official transcripts are being processed.

By U.S. Postal Service:
Toulouse Graduate School
1155 Union Circle #305459, Denton, TX 76203-5017

By UPS/FedEx:
Toulouse Graduate School
1147 Union Circle, ESSC 354, Denton, TX 76203-5459

  • Pay the $75 application fee at the time you apply.
  • You will be notified of your acceptance to the graduate school by mail and through my.unt.edu.

2. Apply to the program of your choosing

Educational Leadership program.

  • Submit the following documents electronically to the College of Education at Marilyn.Deuble@unt.edu for admittance to the accelerated online master's program:
    • A letter of recommendation from your supervisor identifying your leadership, critical thinking and writing skills.
    • An essay describing why you're seeking a master's degree in Educational Leadership, identifying relevant educational experiences and strengths, and providing evidence that you will be a successful educational leader in an increasingly multicultural environment.
    • A resume that includes your previous work and educational experience. Experience in PreK-12 is preferred for admission.
    • A program application to the Educational Leadership Program.  (This is not the same application as ApplyTexas.)

Or

Principal Certification*

  • Applicants must have a master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Courses and the candidate’s performance in that degree are reviewed.
  • Applicants must have a previous master’s GPA of 3.5
  • or higher.
  • At least two years teaching experience as the teacher of record in a PreK-12 accredited school.
  • A teacher certificate
  • Submit the following documents electronically to the College of Education at Marilyn.Deuble@unt.edu for admittance to the accelerated online Principal Certification program:
    • A letter of recommendation from your supervisor identifying your leadership, critical thinking and writing skills.
    • An essay describing why you're seeking a Principal Certification, identifying relevant educational experiences and strengths, and providing evidence that you will be a successful educational leader in an increasingly multicultural environment.
    • A resume that includes your previous work and educational experience.
    • A program application to the Principal Certification Program. (This is not the same application as ApplyTexas.)

* A requirement for Prinicpal Certification is an internship in an accredited Texas school. The internship is not an 8-week course. The internship is offered every fall, spring and summer semester. The intership is to be taken upon completion of online courses or may be taken with one remaining course.

 

Admission of International Students

  • Applicants who do not hold either U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident alien status should apply to the UNT Graduate International Admissions.
  • An international applicant's bachelor's degree should be equivalent to a U.S. four-year bachelor's degree.
  • All documents should be submitted at least six months before enrollment date.

We're here to help you every step of the way. Call Marilyn Deuble at 940-565-2942 or e-mail Marilyn.Deuble@unt.edu with questions or to find out the status of your application.

Visit the Accelerated Online Program section of the Registrar’s website for more information on course registration dates and payment deadlines.