Colorado State University Global
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Combine your passion for education with your talent for leadership. With CSU Global’s Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership-Principal Licensure*, you can prepare for an assistant principal or principal role in elementary, middle, or high schools—and you can complete your online education leadership principal licensure entirely online, around your busy schedule.
(Students in this licensure program are not required to have completed a master’s degree prior to admission.)
Whichever option you choose, you will learn education theory and high-level leadership techniques as well as the tools to...
It’s a challenging and rewarding occupation, and CSU Global is here to help you prepare for a bright future as an effective leader in education.
Principal licensure requirements vary from state-to-state. This program was established and approved based on the State of Colorado standards.
Students are solely responsible for checking what the specific requirements are from their state's Department of Education.
If you want to take the next step in your teaching career, move into administration, or become a principal, the graduate Educational Leadership-Principal Licensure can help you reach your goal.
No later than 14 days prior to start of the term, the following documents will need to be uploaded through the student portal:
Talk to your academic advisor for further details and assistance as needed.
The graduate Principal Licensure program consists of seven courses; four Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) courses, three new courses, and student teaching - which counts for six credits - for a total of 24 credits. During each principal licensure course students will also be interning 6-8 hours per week, implementing the principal effectiveness standards that they are learning, in the school in which they are currently teaching.
* OTL568 and EDL510 may be taken as corequisites
** This course may not be available in all states; see the State Specific AuthorizationPolicy under Admissions Policies.
Learn more about the Graduate Education Leadership Principal Licensure program.
For financial assistance, see if you qualify for Colorado Center for Rural Education scholarships or stipends by visiting http://www.unco.edu/