Superintendent Leadership Graduate Certificate

Graduate Level Certificate - Superintendent Leadership

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 12-18

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • Students pursuing superintendent licensure must have a master’s degree or higher in education or educational leadership, three years of experience as a licensed teacher or school counselor, and licensure as a principal. Additionally, one must have a minimum of one year of licensed experience as a principal or participate in a supervised Board of Public Education internship as superintendent. Additional information about these specific licensure requirements can be directed to the Department of Educational Leadership.

  • In addition to the required coursework, those seeking superintendent licensure must complete required field experiences. Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership for additional information.

Summary

Required Courses

12-18

Total Hours

12-18


Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following courses:

EDLD 653

School Personnel Admin

3

EDLD 656

The Economics of Education

3

EDLD 657

Facilities Planning/School Bus Function

3

EDLD 658

School Pub Relations-Superintendents

3

Those who did not complete Montana school law and Montana school finance as part of their principal licensure program will also need the following courses to meet Montana licensure requirements.

EDLD 554

School Law
(or and OPI- and UM-approved professional development course in Montana school law)

3

EDLD 556

Finance of Public Education
(or an OPI- and UM-approved professional development course in Montana school finance)

3

Total Hours

12-18

Minimum Required Grade: C