Principal Certification

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Program Description

This certification plan is designed specifically for the candidate who has previously obtained a Master’s Degree and wishes to obtain Principal Certification. It requires the completion of eighteen hours of graduate credit. Selected graduate courses not older than six years may be considered for substitution for selected required courses. The program complies with existing standards for professional certification. A comprehensive examination is required during the final semester of coursework. The study plan originates in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling.


Admissions

Candidates seeking admission to the graduate programs in Educational Leadership and Counseling must meet the basic requirements of Graduate Admissions specified in the Admission section of this catalog. Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling for additional requirements: Box 2119, Huntsville, Texas 77341 or by phone (936) 294-1147 or edu_elc@shsu.edu. Course Prerequisites are strictly observed.


Certificate Requirements

 

Principal Certification

Item
Requirement
Options
Hours
Required
1
Specified
Courses
Choose all from:
EDAD 5372 <ASE 572> Federal, State, and Local School Law
EDAD 5386 <ASE 586> Special Populations and Special Programs
EDAD 6371 <ASE 671> Role of the Principal in School Administration
EDAD 6370 <ASE 670> Campus Business Management
EDAD 6394 <ASE 694> Instructional Leadership Development
EDAD 6362 <ASE 662> Campus Leadership (Internship)1
18
TOTAL
18
Notes:
1 EDAD 6362 <ASE 662> Campus Leadership (Internship) is the last course to be taken in the sequence of courses.  May be taken with one to two other courses.

 


Courses

Education Administration (EDAD)

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