College of Education

Admission Process

Application deadline is November 1, 2014 for EPPSP Group 34

Approximately 25 candidates are selected each year to begin classes in January.  The criteria for selection to the program include:

  • Academic achievement
  • Interview - An interview with the EPPSP selection committee; a satisfactory writing sample during the interview process; results of Learning Styles Inventory taken during the interview process.
  • Evaluations - Evaluation of leadership potential by each applicant's principal and two additional professional colleagues.

Interested candidates must have their application materials submitted by November 1 to be considered for the cohort group beginning the following January.  All materials must be sent to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Application materials include:

  • An agreement form outlining expectations of the program.
  • Three completed recommendation forms to be completed by leaders and other administrators whom you have worked with and who will assist you while in EPPSP.
  • The Butler University Application for Graduate Degree-seeking Admission (available on-line for completion)
  • Professional resume
  • All transcripts
  • GRE or MAT scores (only required if undergraduate GPA is below a 3.0 cumulative)
  • Copy of current teaching license

The selection committee will conduct interviews in November. Applicants will be required to complete a writing sample during the interview process.  Final selection of cohort members will take place after the interview process. 

For questions regarding the application process, please email