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
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.
Complete the following courses:
School Personnel Admin
The Economics of Education
Facilities Planning/School Bus Function
School Pub Relations-Superintendents
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.
Finance of Public Education
Minimum Required Grade: C