"I felt fully prepared for my new job as an administrator"

-Mike Velasquez, alumni and principal of Avanti High School


Graduate Studies

Email
gradstudies@stmartin.edu

Telephone
360-412-6142

Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday

How to apply


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Deadlines

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 May 1

Application steps

Step 1: Complete the online application for graduate admission.
Step 2: Send all supplemental and supporting documents below to the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
  1. Check for $50 application fee made out to "Saint Martin's University" or use our online payment system.
  2. 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.
  3. Three 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.
  4. Proof of fingerprinting and clearance through OSPI. Two parts:
    1. WSP fingerprint background check form.
    2. Fingerprinting done at an Educational School District (ESD) office. Detailed information on fingerprinting procedures and payments can be found on our Admission resources PDF. Turn in your receipt.
  5. Character and Fitness form
  6. 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 gradstudies@stmartin.edu.
  7. Current resume. Send in PDF format to gradstudies@stmartin.edu
Step 3: Once admitted, students will be required to submit the following pre-enrollment materials.

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.
 
  1. Pre-program observation form
  2. Proof of CPR /First Aid registration
  3. Photo (can be electronic)

 

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