Principal Certification
Eastern Washington University

Program Details

The online Principal Certification program prepares students for positions of leadership in public, private, and charter schools.  The curriculum enhances expertise in governance, school law, leadership, and strategic planning, along with teaching how to develop and implement curriculum, oversee teachers, and work more effectively with parents, the community, and district administrators.  Graduates are effective school leaders as principals, assistant principals, or program administrators.


  • MEd or other graduate degree in a related field
  • Three years of work experience at time of program completion
  • Teaching certification or ESA certification
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities