Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


ND Post Grad Principal Cert degree plan

Principal, Post Graduate Certificate



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The program is designed for students who have an earned master’s degree and seek principal certification. Students must meet the following criteria to be admitted to the Principal Certification Program:

Steps/Timeline to Complete Professional Certifications


Admission to Graduate School

  1. File completed application for the Professional Education Program and Grad School
  2. Meet GPA and degree requirements for admission to Grad School and the specific degree requirements
  3. Indicate specific non-teacher certification desired

Admission to the Education Preparation Program

  1. Provide a copy of a valid teacher certification
  2. Provide evidence of required minimum years teaching experience
  3. Submit service record
  4. Interview
  5. Apply to the Education Preparation Program
  6. Submit autobiography
  7. TEA Required Trainings

Upon admission to the Education Preparation Program Coursework

  1. Contact advisor for course direction and selection
  2. Prior to the practicum, take and pass the appropriate certificate exam
  3. Complete all program and/or degree requirements
  4. Candidate will be recommended to certify

Time for completion does vary for each individual. The recommended timeline for completion for most candidates is 2 to 4 years.

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