Principal, TEA Certification

Available: On Campus and Online

The 24-hour certification program is designed specifically for the current educator who possesses a Master of Education (M.Ed.) and wishes to obtain Principal Certification. The program complies with existing standards for professional certification. An Interactive Practice Exam (IPE) is required during the final semester of coursework. All courses are available online except for a one-time training at The Woodlands Center.

The Principal Certification program is also offered in combination with the MEd in School Leadership.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Certificate Summary
Catalog Entry Graduate Certificate
Length 24 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: April 1

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

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