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With Principal's Licensure
If you aspire to become a K-12 school administrator, our program in educational administration provides teachers with the education required for a K-12 administration and supervision license.
Delivery Method and Accelerated TrackCourses for this program are offered 100 percent online. In addition, an accelerated track for this program allows you to finish your degree in less than 18 months.
The ProgramIn addition to the appropriate degree program, you must have a minimum of two years teaching experience and successfully complete the School Leaders Licensure Assessment examination (SLLA) to qualify for the license. The initial administrative license is issued for two years. Once you begin your first administrative job, you will then be in a two-year administrative induction and assessment program.The degree program totals 36 hours of graduate work, which includes a 6-hour principal internship and a 3-hour research methodology course. The internship may be served at the teacher's choice of schools, one semester at an elementary school and another at either a middle or high school. You must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
AdvisorsDegree ProgramJan Sauer Advisor
LicensureJane Thomas Teachers CollegePhone: 765-285-1168 or 800-382-8540Start your education now! Check out admission requirements and curriculum and course sequences for the program. If you are curious about transferring credits from another institution, contact an academic advisor, who will help you with that determination.
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