Degree Requirements

The principal certification (K-12) program is a nine-course (27-credit) program developed in accordance with the general standards and specific program guidelines prescribed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Required courses include:

  • Measurement and Evaluation of Instructional Outcomes (three credits)
  • Administration, Organizational Culture, and Planned Change (three credits)
  • Educational Leadership and Human Resource Development
  • Law and American Education (three credits)
  • Seminar in Administration of Curriculum and Instruction (three credits)
  • Managing Financial and Material Resources (three credits)
  • Fundamentals of Special Education Practices for School Leaders (three credits)
  • Advanced Fieldwork I (two credits)
  • Advanced Fieldwork II (two credits)
  • Advanced Fieldwork III (two credits)
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