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STEM Educational Leadership Certificate

Application Requirements


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Steps in applying to STEM Certificate program:

  1. Apply to be a WOU graduate student ($60 fee)
  2. Meet with an advisor to complete a certificate plan

Deadlines and key dates:

You may apply to the program any term.

Detailed application requirements:

  1. Apply for WOU Graduate admission:

  • Complete WOU Application for Graduate Admission online.
  • $60 application fee
  • Evidence of completion of a four-year baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent) from regionally accredited institution as defined by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars, with a cumulative B average (equivalent 3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 grading scale) on the most recent baccalaureate degree. If the applicant’s cumulative GPA is below 3.00, but a calculation using the last 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits) of graded course work is 3.0 or higher, the latter will be used as the basis for admission. Applicants who hold a master’s degree will have the 3.0 GPA requirement waived.
    • GPA requirement: Students with less than 3.0 can also provide passing MAT/GRE scores to be fully admitted. A student who has an undergraduate GPA of 2.50 to 2.99 can be admitted conditionally for the first 9 credit hours. Students can Petition for Conditional Admission via the petition located on the graduate office website. *Conditionally admitted students will not be able to receive financial aid until they become fully admitted students and a program plan is on file.

  1.  Apply for Master of Science in Education program admission:

Please upload all STEM Certificate program application materials to Tk20 unless otherwise specified. 

  • For previous or current WOU students see here for information on accessing Tk20.
  • For new WOU students see here for information on accessing Tk20.
  • If you need any assistance with Tk20 please email Olivia Flores, Program Assistant (

See the list below of requirements to fill out and upload to Tk20, plus other necessary materials you need to submit.

  • Current resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Interest Question- found on Tk20
  • Signed Professional Characteristics Form (see here)


If you haven’t found the information you need or are still not sure where to direct your question, contact Olivia Flores at or 503-838-8675

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