Application Instructions

The first step in the admissions process is to fill out the Application Form.

Once you have completed this step, please submit the materials described below via Submit Your Documents.

Cover Letter
Applicants should submit a written cover letter, introducing themselves by answering the questions below:

• In what capacity do you serve students and/or educators? List your education experiences, both past and present.
• What key experiences/people have most impacted your teaching and learning?
• What are your aspirations for your continued work in the education profession?

Written Response Questions
Your writing will be shared with the instructors of the Masters of Education program so that they may become more familiar with you. 

• Share one professional resource you find most useful in your current teaching and why?
• Consider what you know about effective leadership in schools. Tell us about the leadership skills you will bring to a cohort of educators.
• Locate a professional periodical/journal article that you find significant in your current practice. Summarize its content and reflect on its importance. Feel free to respectfully challenge or question the author(s). Locate and share specific quotes that hold significance for you, including the parenthetical citations according to APA guidelines. An APA reference should be included at the end of your writing.
• Provide the names, contact information, and job titles for two references who will write a letter of recommendation for you.

Please write your answers in this format: 
  • Single-spaced paragraph style with a 12-point readable font and one-inch margins.
  • Please number and include each question before your response, with a space in-between paragraphs.
  • Limit your four responses to no more than three pages.

Letters of Recommendation
Request a letter of recommendation from two individuals who can speak to your abilities in the education profession. Each letter of recommendation should be submitted within two weeks of your submission of application.

Official Transcripts
Please send official transcripts showing your bachelor's degree to the Admissions Office, 900 North Clarkson, Fremont, NE 68025. Electronic transcripts are acceptable, as long as they are officially issued from the registrar of your university.

Phone/Skype Interview
After receiving all pieces of your application, we will contact you to set up a personal admissions interview and discuss your interest in the Master of Education program.