Graduate Teacher Education

Principal’s license (Grades P-9 AND 4-12)

The Principal’s Licensure program (32 Credit Hours) is for educators with a valid professional teacher license and at least one year’s teaching experience at the level of desired certification (grades P-9 or 4-12).

Core Courses (4 Credit Hours)
EDUC 607 Applications of Educational Research (3)
EDUC 708 Exploring Comparative Education (1)

Professional Education Courses (21 Credit Hours)
EDUC 650 Becoming a Leader (3)
EDUC 721 Ethical Leadership (3)
EDUC 722 Leadership in Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment (3)
EDUC 750 Developing Vision (3)
EDUC 755 Communication and Collaboration (3)
EDUC 759 Managing Resources: Building Level (3)
EDUC 851 Decision Making (3)

Internship Courses (7 Credit Hours)
EDUC 771 Principal Internship Seminar (1)

EDUC 772 Principal Internship: Elementary and Middle School (6)
OR
EDUC 773 Principal Internship: Middle and High School (6)

To exit the Principal’s Licensure program:

  • Candidate must have completed a second year’s teaching experience at the level of desired certification (grades P-9 or 4-12)
  • Candidate must hold a Master’s degree

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).

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