Certification in School Principalship (K-12)

Certification in School Principalship (K-12)

The Certification for School Principalship will lead you through new educational challenges and models, while building your capacity for strategic thinking and effective action. The program integrates internship experiences with those of the classroom, so that your entire program is field-based. The successful completion of this program will prepare students to administrate elementary schools (K-6) and secondary schools (7-12) as Principal or Vice Principal. 

Program Details


  • Online and evening on-campus courses meeting once per week for student flexibility
  • Field-based research that challenges your thinking and creativity 
  • The integration of Christian faith and values 
  • A global and multicultural perspective on education 
  • Individualized programs of study 
  • Experienced faculty who combine theory and practice in their teaching 
  • Easily combined with the MEd in Multicultural Education

Applicants must have completed three years of satisfactory professional school experience and hold a PA current Instructional I and II certification before being admitted to the program.

PA Certification Requirements

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements before being recommended for a PA certification in their certification area.

  • An exiting GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of course requirements
  • Successful completion of PRAXIS II test
  • Internship (360 hours) in their certification area 
  • 5 years of professional school experience (teaching, guidance counselor, etc.)
  • PA Instructional I and II certification

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