Post-Graduate Certificate in Principal Certification
Cairn University

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate Certificate in Principal Certification program provides professionals with the opportunity for support and collaboration and hands-on access to the life of PK-12 schools.  The program gives students experience in data management, budget development, daily operating procedures, and human interactions.  Students also gain experience with board meetings, after-school student activities, curriculum development, mentoring programs, school improvement committees, advancement/donor visits, parent-administrator conferences, and more.  Courses include Principalship PK-12, Organizational Theory and Team Building, Data Management and Technology Integration for School Leaders PK-12, Financial and Business Management, and Issues in Special Education for School Leaders.


  • Master’s degree in Education from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • Electronic copy of his/her master’s degree project or thesis
  • Copy of a state or Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) teaching certification
  • Five years of professional experience in education
  • Chief school administrator’s verification of the completion of three years of teaching experience

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education