Post-Master's Licensure in Educational Administration (formerly Type 75)

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Program Overview

The Post-Master's Licensure in Educational Administration (formerly Type 75) is intended for students who have a master's degree in education or an education related field seeking the coursework required to become an administrator in Illinois schools.  The number of graduate hours required varies from 18-30 hours based upon previous coursework. In addition to a master's degree and specific graduate coursework, candidates for licensure are also required to have two years of full time teaching experience or school personnel experience and successful completion of the required State of Illinois certification examinations.

Process to Apply

  1. Submit a copy of your graduate transcript to Dr. Jenny Tripses at #336 Westlake Hall, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL  61625.
  2. An evaluation of the Bradley courses necessary for licensure will be mailed to you.
  3. Apply to the Graduate School for admission into the program.
  4. Upon acceptance into the program, you are assigned an advisor.
  5. Meet with your advisor and develop a program of study.

Application Requirements

Prospective candidates must formally apply to the Post-Master's Licensure in Educational Administration Program.  Applicants must hold a master's degree from an accredited institution.  Application materials for each candidate shall consist of the Bradley Application for Graduate Admission and fee, and all standard graduate application forms from the Graduate School, three letters of recommendation from professionals in the field who would have direct knowledge of the qualifications and character of the candidate, copies of official transcripts from previous undergraduate and graduate work, and essays. 

Spring 2016 Application Deadlines

Deadlines for Spring 2016 will be posted soon. Please check this webpage for updates. 

Fall 2015 Application Deadlines

July 20 - Completed submission to the Graduate School
August 3 - Portfolios submitted to the ENC Office, 330 Westlake Hall
August 10-13 - Interviews scheduled
Classes begin August 26.


The program in Educational Administration is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), approved by the Illinois State Board of Education, and qualifies graduates with the necessary coursework for licensure necessary for building level administration in Illinois schools. 

Faculty and Their Interests

Faculty and their interests are widely varied and span pre-K - Adult levels and in each major education area.  More detail about individual faculty and their interests can be found at the College of Education and Health Sciences.

Department Contact Information

Graduate Program Coordinators
Dr. Michael Risen, 309-677-3177,
Dr. Jenny Tripses, 309-677-3593,

Interim Department Chair
Dr. Jenny Tripses, 309-677-3593,

Department Secretary
Ms. Terri Preston, 309-677-3193,