This 36-credit hour program prepares you for for district-level leadership positions, including (but not limited to) superintendent. If you are licensed as a superintendent, you may also serve as building-level administrators in schools serving those grades in which you have at least three years of teaching experience.
To earn this license, candidates must:
Hold a proficient practitioners license
Earn an Ed.S. or Ed.D. degree*
Complete this 36-credit licensure program
*Licensure course work overlaps substantially with both the Ed.S. and Ed.D. program.
International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you should qualify for an application fee waiver. Click here for criteria and how to obtain the waiver.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
Completed online application that includes:
Two letters of recommendation
Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)