ENLACE Admission Procedures

Candidates desiring admission to the master's degree in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education are encouraged to first contact the facilitator of that graduate program, Dr. Francisco Gaytán, at
f-gaytan@neiu.edu or (773) 442-4694. Students can then complete the online graduate application, indicating their program preference by choosing code GX06.

 Additional admission requirements include:

  • A personal statement indicating one's experience in education related to the goal of the program. In this statement, students should address their higher education experience, and their fit to the mission and goals of the program.
  • A resume
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum G.P.A. of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Two letters of recommendation.