Building-Level / Principal Certificate

Complete Coursework: Varies Credit Hours: 24 Tuition: $288 per credit hour. This price includes the administrative fee.

This certificate program is designed for credentialed educators in Arkansas as well as credentialed educators from other states who seek to acquire a Building-Level Administrator License (i.e. principal's license). The program builds on previous degrees through our curriculum-intense courses and is designed to provide an accelerated, affordable route to obtaining an additional licensure.

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As licensure requirements may change without notice, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the requirements for licensure in his/her state as it applies to the participation in an out-of-state degree program.

Course Listing

ELAD 6103
Ethical Leadership
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Presents an overview of educational administration for practitioners within the context of ethical and professional behavior.
ELAD 6073
School Law
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Focuses on constitutional and statutory provisions and court decisions regarding the legal aspects of education.
ELAD 6003
School and Community Relations
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Focuses on concepts, programs, and procedures for establishing and maintaining positive relations between the school, its constituents, and related agencies.
ELCI 6063
Curriculum Management
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Focuses on perspectives, skills, and processes necessary for managing curriculum and formalizing the curriculum decision-making process.
ELCI 6083
Supervision and Evaluation of Teaching
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Combines attributes of supervising teaching with the formal aspects of teacher evaluation via emphasis on adult development, clinical supervision, and evaluation processes and models extant in public schools
ELAD 6593
Supervised Internship
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Focuses on authentic problems and activities that require candidates to demonstrate leadership skills and practices integral to school leadership. The internship must be completed during the semester in which a candidate completes the degree.
ELAD 6033
Administration and Supervision of Special Education
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Provides an in-depth study of and an exploration into the administrative processes of special education.
ELAD 6053
Planning and Resource Allocation
Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3  |  $864.00
Addresses planning and resource allocation in public schools with special attention given to site-based management.

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