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Admission to the Instructional Leadership Program

Application Deadlines and Phone Interview Schedule:

Term Application Deadline Phone Interview Online Orientation Semester Begins
Spring 2019 19 October 2018 11 November 2018 15 November 2018 7 January 2019
Summer 2019 1 March 2019 28 March 2019 11 April 2019 6 May 2019
Fall 2019 1 July 2019 11 July 2019 1 August 2019 26 August 2019

Licensure Only

Admission to the licensure only program requires students be a licensed level II teacher and hold a Master's degree in an education or closely related field.  Applicants with Master's degrees in other areas may be required to take additional courses.

Please submit:

  1. ASC Application form (online submission)
  2. Three Letters of Recommendation are required and should address your effectiveness as a teacher and potential as an education leader. One of the letters must come from your principal or immediate administrative supervisor, one from the Superintendent or someone from the district office, and one from a person of your choice. Please send the individuals you select the link to the form and they can submit the form directly to us by saving the form and attaching it to an email to lori.hyde@usu.edu.
  3. $50 non-refundable application fee mailed to the following: ASC Program 2805 Old Main Hill Logan UT 84322
  4. Official Graduate Transcripts which list your awarded Master's degree (We do not need these if your Master's degree is from USU)
  5. Copy of current teaching license ( if anticipating a Utah license you must have a level 2 teaching license)
  6. Evidence of clearing a USOE fingerprint background check. Procedure.
  7. Evidence of being deemed effective or higher by your districts system.
  8. Interview: After completing the admissions checklist, you will be invited to participate in a telephone interview with the admissions committee. The interview should take approximately 15 minutes. Rating Sheet

MEd in Instructional Leadership

In addition to the application for license only applicants for the master's degree must complete the following:

  1. Application completed with the School of Graduate Studies at Utah State University

Please Note:

  • The Graduate School requires either the GRE or Miller's Analogy test with a score above the 40th percentile.
  • Application fee: The School of Graduate Studies requires an additional application fee.
  • Letters of recommendation: We suggest you have those who wrote letters for the program application upload that same letter when they receive the request from the School of Graduate Studies.

For an estimated price for our program please look at the tuition and fees schedule. Please reference the last page for the online courses fee. For information regarding Financial Aid please visit their website or call them at 435-797-0173.


For information contact:

MEd in Instructional Leadership: Dr. Courtney Stewart (courtney.stewart@usu.edu) 435-797-7145

ASC Program: Dr. Greg Lewis (greg.lewis@usu.edu) 435-797-3912

ASC Program, Utah State University
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
2805 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-2805