How to Apply


The application deadline for the 2020-2022 cohort is May 1, 2020.  All applications must be complete by this date to be considered for admission to this cohort.

Application Requirements

  • Preferred, but not limited to, applicants with 2 years of experience working in a human services or educational context
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose. Not to exceed 750 words, double-spaced, focusing on factors leading to application for the Executive Master’s program and applicant’s goals after completing the degree
  • Undergraduate degree and all undergraduate transcripts
  • Master’s transcripts (when applicable)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, (preferably two professional recommendations and one from professors with whom you have taken classes, if possible)
  • Applicants who do not have an undergraduate degree from a university or college where English is the primary language of instruction must submit either a TOEFL or IELTS test score with their application for admission.
  • GRE scores are not required for admission
  • All applicants are required to participate in an interview with the program directors as part of the application process.

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To apply, please use Penn GSE's online application.

Tuition and Financial Aid

For information regarding tuition and financial aid at Penn GSE, click here.