Master of Ed - Application Instructions

M.Ed. Application Documents

After completing the online graduate application form, please submit the following documents to support your application for admission to the program.

Cover Letter

Applicants should submit through our application website 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. Please write your answers in single-spaced paragraph style, with a 12-point readable font. Limit your responses to no more than three pages, and please number and include each question before your response.

  • 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.

Official Transcript

Please send an official transcript 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.

Program 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.