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Admission Process for EPPSP

Application deadline is November 1, 2020 for EPPSP Group 40.

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 one additional professional colleague.

Interested candidates must have their application materials submitted by November 1, 2020 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:

  • The Butler University Application for Graduate Degree-seeking Admission
  • Professional resume
  • All transcripts
  • GRE or MAT scores (only required if undergraduate GPA is below a 3.0 cumulative)
  • Copy of current teaching license or school counseling license for a Building-Level Administrator (please send as an email attachment to
  • A clear copy of your passport (International applicants only) 
  • Evidence of financial support (International applicants only) 

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