Degree Program Overview

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. 

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, Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

Applications received early (June 15 for Fall, October 15 for Spring, and March 15 for Summer) will be given preference. All applications are due by the dates below.

  • Fall: July 15
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: April 15

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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