How to Apply

Seats are limited and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Academic Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. A history of effective classroom practice and strong passion for student learning.
  3. GRE not required.
  4. No application fee.

Application Process

  1. Complete the MATL application
  2. Attach essay response to the application if applying for one of the scholarships.
  3. Send in official transcripts.
  4. Send in 2 letters of recommendation.
  5. Your application will be reviewed by our admissions committee and interviews will be granted to select candidates (in person, by phone, or videoconference).
  6. Meet with a MATL advisor.
  7. Feel free to contact our MATL faculty at any point during the application process.  We pride ourselves in our individualized advising and taking great care of our students. 

Application Checklist

The following items must be included:

  1. Your complete application.
  2. Official transcripts bearing a signed and sealed form from each educational institution attended and listed on your application. 
  3. Supporting essay responses (if applying for a scholarship).
  4. Two letters of recommendation.

Send all transcripts to:

            Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership

            Professional and Graduate Education, Merrill House

            Mount Holyoke College

            50 College Street

            South Hadley, MA 01075