The online Specialist in Educational Leadership in Principalship program is designed for educators to improve their general educational and specific professional competencies as school system leaders beyond Master’s degree training. Graduates find positions as superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, directors, and curriculum supervisors. Courses include Ethical Leadership, Contemporary Issues in American Education, Schooling in a Pluralistic Society, and School Law.
At least a 3.25 GPA in a master's degree from an accredited institution and program
Baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) from an accredited institution
A current state-issued teaching license
No record as a felon or sex offender
Two years of experience as a certified teacher in an educational institution
Written commitment from a practicing central office administrator who will serve as a mentor
Accreditation & Licensing
Higher Learning Commission
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Not authorized for residents of Iowa and Illinois
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