Principalship Graduate Credit Certificate Program

Admission Requirements

Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 Admissions Policies. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.

Certificate Requirements

Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.

Required Courses
EDLDR 540Technology Applications in Educational Leadership3
EDLDR 559School Improvement3
EDLDR/C-S 560Principles of Instructional Supervision3
EDLDR 568The Principalship3
EDLDR 576The Law and Education3
EDLDR 595Internship (Principal Internship)3
Total Credits18

Courses

Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.

Contact

Campus University Park
Graduate Program Head Kevin Paul Kinser
Program Contact

200 Rackley Bldg
University Park PA 16802

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Campus World Campus
Graduate Program Head Kevin Paul Kinser
Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) or Professor-in-Charge (PIC) Edward J Fuller
Program Contact

Barbara Lynn Duncan
200 Rackley Bldg
University Park PA 16802
bld11@psu.edu
(814) 865-1487

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