"I felt fully prepared for my new job as an administrator"
-Mike Velasquez, alumni and principal of Avanti High School
438 Old Main
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday
How to apply
School admininistrator certification home •
Admission requirements •
How to apply •
Tuition and fees •
Financial aid and scholarships •
Degree requirements •
Program schedule •
Faculty and staff •
The school administration certificate-only program is a cohort- based
program that begins each summer with participation in a summer academy.
Applicants interested in the MED program - administration strand should
follow the application deadlines and procedure outlined on the
MED program website.
|Deadline for summer academy
- Check for $50 application fee made out to
"Saint Martin's University" or use our
online payment system.
- Official transcripts from ALL colleges and
universities attended sent directly from the institution to OGS.
International students must also submit official English
translations for any transcripts not in English.
letters of recommendation.
Have each recommender send their signed form directly to the Saint
Martin’s University Office of Graduate Studies. Letter writers are
encouraged to attach a letter further detailing qualifications.
- Proof of fingerprinting and clearance through OSPI. Two
fingerprint background check form.
- Fingerprinting done at an Educational School
District (ESD) office. Detailed information on
fingerprinting procedures and payments can be found
Admission resources PDF. Turn in your receipt.
Character and Fitness form
- Personal Goal Statement. Submit a one or two
page goal statement describing your educational career pathway, your
motivation to become a school principal or director and your goals
as an education leader.
Email your statement in PDF format to
- Current resume. Send in PDF format to
||Once admitted, students will be required to submit the following
We encourage applicants to get these materials in as soon as
possible (even during the application process)
as they are needed before students can register.
Pre-program observation form
- Proof of CPR /First Aid registration
- Photo (can be electronic)