Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning (CASAL)

Admissions Procedures

Center for Educational Leadership

Inspired Leaders Principal Licensure Program &
Masters in Educational Leadership Cohort Track Program

Apply to the College of Graduate Studies.

  1. Complete an online program application.  For the indicated application fields, choose the following degree and program options based on the program to which you are applying.

Masters in Educational Leadership Cohort Track Program

  • Degree Type: Master’s Degree
  • Intended Major/Program of Study: Education – Educational Administration MED – Cohort Track Program

Inspired Leaders Principal Licensure Program

  • Degree Type: Graduate Education Licensure
  • Intended Major/Program of Study: Education – Inspired Leaders Principal
  1. Submit the required supplemental documents:

Supplemental documents can be submitted electronically by uploading them through the application portal or by emailing them to

  1. Submit 2 current professional letters of recommendation.  Please refer to Step 5 on the Graduate Admissions page for how recommendations can be submitted.
  1. Request official transcripts from all previous programs of study (undergraduate and/or graduate, if applicable) to be sent directly to CSU.  If schools are unable to send transcripts to CSU electronically, refer to Step 3 on the Graduate Admissions page for the appropriate mailing address.


Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP)

Submit the following to the Center for Educational Leadership:

  • Program Application
  • Professional letter of recommendation from your supervisor or employing agency representative
  • Resume
  • Interest Letter outlining how the Education Policy Fellowship Program will help you achieve your personal and professional goals
  • Brief (150-250 word) Biography that will be shared with CSU staff, facilitators and other Fellows
  • Headshot photo

Program application and other materials should be emailed to or mailed to:

Cleveland State University

Center for Educational Leadership - EPFP

2121 Euclid Avenue, JH 275

Cleveland, OH 44115

*IMPORTANT: If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail or phone call after you have sent your application in, please call us at (216) 875-9912.