The Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership offers a 30 hour master’s degree Program in Principalship. With the help of an adviser and approval of the Graduate School courses may be waived and/or substituted to create specialized options.
Applications to the master’s program in Principalship must be completed and submitted at least six weeks (domestic) or six months (international) before the beginning of the term for which admission is sought in order to allow for adequate processing time. Applicants must have a 2.75 or higher undergraduate cumulative grade point average to be fully admitted. Applicants must also hold a valid Ohio teaching license for a minimum of two to three years.
|5100:600||Philosophies of Education||3|
|or 5100:604||Topical Seminar in the Cultural Foundations of Education|
|5100:624||Seminar in Educational Psychology||3|
|5100:640||Using Research to Inform Practice||3|
|Educational Leadership Core|
|5170:604||School Contexts and Community Involvement||3|
|5170:610||Supervision of Instruction||3|
|5170:620||School Culture and Governance||3|
|5170:615||Student Services and Disability Law||3|
|5170:720||Topical Seminar: Educational Administration||3|
The Principalship Licensure Program is an option in educational administration designed to prepare a candidate for an Ohio license to practice as a school principal and is built on two components: the Principalship master’s degree and those post-master’s courses listed below.
The Principalship master’s degree program and the post-master’s licensure courses have been aligned with the Educational Leadership Constituents Council (ELCC) standards specific key assessments embedded in coursework and must be completed to demonstrate that students meet these standards.
Post-Master’s Licensure Courses
|5170:602||Management of Physical Resources||3|
|5170:603||Management of Human Resources||3|
To obtain a license to practice the work of a school principal through the College of Education, the candidate will have a total of 42 post-baccalaureate hours, a master’s degree, completion of a supervised two semester internship in the area in which the candidate seeks the license, and successful passage of the state licensing examination.