Application Deadline

Admission to the certificate program requires that applicants have completed at least a bachelor's degree.

Application deadlines:

Completed applications should be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester in which the applicant intends to enroll.

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Official transcripts of graduate and undergraduate coursework from the institutions where your degrees were conferred must be received in order to complete and review your application. Transcripts may be mailed (see address below) or hand delivered in the institutions’ sealed envelope. An official transcript can also be sent through an electronic transcript database provider such as Scrip-Safe, Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, or others. The transcript should be sent directly to Theresa Jennings at . When given the option as to where your transcripts should be sent please choose “other” or “employer” so that you can input Ms. Jennings' name and email address, rather than the default undergraduate or graduate admissions offices. Transcripts are considered official only if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Professional & Continuing Education
JMU Ice House
127 West Bruce Street, MSC 6906
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Attn: Theresa Jennings

Required by Program

Minimum admissions requirements for entry to the teacher leadership program include the following:

  • Satisfactory completion of a baccalaureate degree with grade point of average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Evidence of a current professional educator’s license (or evidence of eligibility for licensure).
Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

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