Graduate Admission at KU
The University of Kansas is a great place to pursue a graduate program, since graduate education is central to KU’s mission of learning, scholarship and creative activity. We invite you to explore our graduate degree information, review our student resources, and learn more on our knowledgeable faculty and the vibrant community of Lawrence, Kansas.
Once you’ve decided to apply, you will need to select "certificate" options in the application. Please note that KU does not accept paper applications for admission. The online application is designed to give you the ability to submit all supporting documents in one form.
Application Deadlines for Early Childhood Unified Graduate Certificate Program
Apply before August 16 to begin in the fall semester
Apply before January 25 to begin in the spring semester
Apply before June 1 to begin in the summer semester
Applicants must submit the following required documents:
- Two letters of recommendation;
- Transcripts - Upload transcripts with degree(s) conferral;
- Letter of introduction - Upload letter addressing: 1) Professional background including work experience and the focus of undergraduate degree; 2) Professional/educational learning goals; and 3) endorsement/licensure program you would like to complete (if applicable).
- Professional Disposition Assessment for Advanced Degree Candidates Acknowledgement Document (pdf).