Superintendent Certification

Program Description | Admission | Certificate Requirements | Courses

Program Description

The Superintendent Certification is designed specifically for the candidate who has previously obtained a master’s degree and Principal Certification. This certification program requires the completion of fifteen hours of graduate credit and complies with existing standards for professional certification. The study plan originates in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling.


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 Course Prerequisites are strictly observed.

Admissions requirements:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Official transcript from the master's degree granting institution
  5. Copy of SBEC issued standard Principal or Mid-Management certificate
  6. One Reference Form from current or previous supervisor in a school or agency where the applicant has been employed

Certificate Requirements


Superintendent Certification

Choose all from:
EDAD 6380 <ASE 680> Executive Leadership for Superintendents
EDAD 6381 <ASE 681> District Business and Financial Management
EDAD 6382 <ASE 682> Human Resource Management
EDAD 6383 <ASE 683> Practicum for Superintendents
1 Subject to action by the Board of Regents, The Texas State University System and/or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.



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