PK-12 Administrative licensure

Application deadline and instructions

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be submitted at any time.

Admission is open to degree-seeking or non-degree seeking students.

Applications are not complete until ALL required materials and fees have been received.

Online application and instructions

Admission requirements

GPA: Undergraduate 3.0

GRE scores: Not required

TOEFL/IELTS Scores (Not required for U.S. students):

  • TOEFL: Internet based = 79 or above
    (21 writing/19 reading)
  • IELTS = 6.5


If you are pursuing multiple endorsements, you will pay $550 for the first license and $275 for subsequent licenses. At least half of the $550 program fee is due at the time of application.

If you are pursuing a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in addition to an administrative license, you are charged a program fee of $275 for each license sought. Applications to the doctoral and licensure programs are separate processes. At least half of the $550 program fee is due at the time of application.

Payment should be sent to the following address:
Diane Holker
206 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0221

Tuition information


If a graduate student in an OLPD program has become inactive they must follow the readmission procedures.


Gary Prest
Director of Administrative Licensure
612-626-8647 | pres0004@umn.edu