Superintendent Licensure

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Education and Human Services, College of » Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations
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Program Description:


The Superintendent Licensure courses may be taken as part of the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) program or as a standalone licensure program. Candidates seeking a Superintendent license must have a master's degree in  ducational Leadership or an advised equivalent, a current building-level Principal license, and at least three years experience as a building principal.

Upon successful completion of the Superintendent licensure program of study and passing the appropriate licensure exam, the holder of a current principal license who meets the criteria detailed in the previous paragraph is eligible for a Superintendent license. Please consult with a licensure advisor in the college's Office of Student Services for current testing information.

Admissions Requirements:

In addition to meeting requirements for admission established by the Graduate School, candidates for the Educational Specialist degree (Ed. S.) must have a minium grade point average from previous graduate studies of 3.3 or better.

MAT/GRE - required for all Ed. S. degree applicants.

Candidates must score in the 50th percentile or better on the Miller Analogy Test (MAT) or the Graduate Records Exam (GRE).

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