Applying for the LEAD Stackable Graduate Certificate – Degree Seeking Students

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

LEAD serves adult learners (e.g., graduate students) who have an interest in equity and digital literacy and serving learners approximately aged 5-18. Two types of adults can apply for the LEAD program: (1) degree-seeking graduate students and (2) non-degree-seeking graduate students. Please follow the instructions below if you are a degree-seeking graduate student.

How to Apply If You Are a Degree-Seeking Graduate Student

You are a degree-seeking graduate student from within or beyond the College of Education at UT Austin if you are already accepted into or engaged in a master’s or doctoral degree at UT Austin. To apply, you will complete an online application, via a secure UT online survey, in which you answer questions related to your current degree and your interest in the LEAD, your experience with educational settings and a professional statement.

Application Steps

  1. Review the LEAD application (PDF) so you know what questions will be asked and what to prepare for submission.
  2. Prepare the answers to the survey questions.
  3. Prepare your documents for submission, including:
    1. your resumé
    2. your professional statement
  4. Go ahead and complete the application.
  5. Faculty will review your application and be in touch within 2 weeks.


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