2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Principalship Licensure

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Program Description:

Candidates who complete the Teacher Leader, M.Ed program are eligible to complete the following course work towards additional licensure credentials:

Principal License

Candidates seeking a Principal (Grades PK-6, 4-9, and/or 5-12) license must have a current permanent certificate or professional license, a minimum of two years successful classroom teaching experience under a  permanent certificate or professional license, and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership or an advised equivalent. Candidates with an expired professional license must complete the renewal requirements for their license prior to the granting of the Principal license.

Upon successful completion of the Principal license program of study and passing the appropriate licensure exam, the holder of a current professional teaching license meeting the criteria detailed in the previous  paragraph is eligible for a Principal license. Please consult with a licensure advisor in the college’s Office of Student Services for current testing information.

Principal licensure courses also may be taken as part of the Advanced Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) program. See the Ed.S. program’s description for more details.

Admission Requirements:

  • 3.0 Cumulative minimum GPA.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited university in educational leadership or an advised equivalent.
  • Current teaching license.
  • Minimum of two years successful classroom teaching.

Admission Process:

  • Apply to Graduate School.
  • Submit current teaching license with application.

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