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Graduate Certificate in School Leadership
Appalachian State University offers a Graduate Certificate in School Leadership program to individuals who hold a master’s degree in education, a current teaching license (in North Carolina) and have completed three years of classroom teaching. Graduates are prepared to meet the state requirements for principal licensure.
Hold a master's degree with at least 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited institution
Have at least three years of public school teaching experience or equivalent experience in other settings
Have a North Carolina "A" or "M" teacher licensure or the equivalent from another state
Completed online application to graduate school
Official (sealed) transcript from each college or university attended (other than Appalachian)
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
This program meets the requirements for principal licensure in the state of North Carolina. Out-of-state students should consult their local agencies to determine whether this program meets licensure requirements.
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