Date of Last Review: July 15, 2021

School Principalship Certification (Grad)

Alabama

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Principal certification in Alabama requires a master's degree or experience as an administrator. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Alaska

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes, candidates are eligible for provisional certification. For full certification candidates need to take two additional courses: 3 semester hours of approved Alaska studies coursework & 3 semester hours of approved Alaska multicultural coursework. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Arizona

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Arkansas

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Arkansas does not have a similar certification in administration. The administrative licenses are: District, Building, and Curriculum Administration.

California

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes, candidates are eligible for a preliminary credential but must satisfy a basic skills requirement. To achieve the full credential candidates must complete a California Commission-approved Administrative Services Clear Induction program. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Colorado

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. School principal candidates in Colorado need a passing score on PRAXIS 5412, PRAXIS 5411 (only if taken between 09.01.2016 and 08.31.2019) or the PLACE 81 exam. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Connecticut

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. School principal certification in Connecticut requires initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Delaware

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. School principal certification in Delaware requires a master's or doctoral degree and five years of teaching experience. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Florida

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. School principal certification in Florida requires a Master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Georgia

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Georgia has an Educational Leadership endorsement with additional requirements: 1) Completion of a course on identifying and educating exceptional children, 2) Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (GACE), Georgia’s state-approved educator certification assessment program, 3) Passing score on the Ethics for Educational Leadership assessment, and 4) a Master's degree or experience as an administrator. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Hawaii

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to participate in the HICSL Residency program or meet additional requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Idaho

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must verify a minimum of four (4) years of full time certified experience working with PreLK-12 students while under contract in an accredited school setting. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Illinois

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to have a master's degree or higher. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Indiana

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes, but there are two more certification requirements: Valid CPR certification from an IDOE approved provider and suicide prevention training certificate. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Iowa

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to have a master's degree or higher and be eligible for initial certification in Iowa. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Kansas

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to have a 3.25 GPA and additional experience. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Kentucky

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must either posses experience as an administrator or pass the state required assessments. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Louisiana

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. There are several alternative pathways to certification in Louisiana, but all require initial certification and the completion of additional testing requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Maine

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Maryland

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must either hold a master's degree or have completed 27 months of satisfactory performance as a principal. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Massachusetts

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must pass the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). There are two grade levels for the certification: PK-8th and 5th-12th grade.

Michigan

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Minnesota

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Mississippi

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must posses initial certification and hold a master's specialist or doctoral degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Missouri

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must posses initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Montana

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree, posses initial certification and complete three semester credits of college courses in Montana school law. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Nebraska

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Principal certification in Nebraska requires initial certification, a master's degree, additional testing and additional coursework. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Nevada

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

New Hampshire

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

New Jersey

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

New Mexico

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree and have six years of experience as an educator. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

New York

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree, pass additional certification exams and need to complete three workshops: Workshop - Child Abuse Identification; Workshop - School Violence Intervention and Prevention; Workshop - Dignity For All Students Act. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

North Carolina

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

North Dakota

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Ohio

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree, pass the Ohio Assessment for Educators #15 and hold initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Oklahoma

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Oregon

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Pennsylvania

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. The curriculum meets educational requirements in the state.

Rhode Island

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

South Carolina

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree and initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

South Dakota

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates are required to take a minimum of one clock hour of suicide awareness and prevention training to apply for a provisional certificate. For full certification candidates need to pass a 3-credit hour South Dakota Indian Studies course. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Tennessee

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Texas

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree and complete a review of credentials application. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Utah

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Vermont

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Virginia

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Washington

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

West Virginia

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree or complete the Evaluation Leadership institution in evaluation skills approved by the WVBE. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Wisconsin

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Candidates must hold a master's degree or have at least one year of experience as an administrator. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

Wyoming

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Principal certification in Wyoming requires initial certification. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

U.S. Territories

American Samoa

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No. Certification has requirements not required in PA, for instance: have approved and evidenced a course on the Integration of Technology in Education , including the issue of identification of reliable sources of information and adapting the curriculum and have approved and evidenced a course of History of Puerto Rico. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The District of Columbia, Guam

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No determination could be made. Please check with the territory's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The District of Columbia, Washington

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The Virgin Islands

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes. Please check with the territory's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The Republic of the Marshall Islands

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The Federated States of Micronesia

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.

The Republic of Palau

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Does EU meet minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No territory policy currently exists on the Department of Education website so no determination has been made about the curriculum meeting educational requirements. Please check with the state's Department of Education for initial licensure requirements and renewal and maintenance requirements.