This 36-credit hour program prepares you for leadership roles in exceptional needs at the school and district levels.
To earn this license, candidates must:
- Hold a master's degree in special education, communication disorders, or school psychology. A master's degree in educational leadership or other related field will suffice if the undergraduate degree is in special education, communicative disorders, or school psychology.
- Have at least two years of full-time teaching experience
- Complete the program course work, including 18 credit hours in educational leadership, three (3) credit hours in program evaluation and assessment, and 8–12 credit hours in special education
Candidates from school psychology and communications disorders majors will require 12 credit hours of special education course work. Special education majors will require eight (8) credit hours of special education course work.