Principal Licensure

Principal Licensure Graduate Certificate

Details about the program:

  • Time to Completion: 6 Courses/18 Credits
  • Full or Part-time Completion Options
  • Asynchronous Class Instruction
  • 100% Online

The online principal licensure graduate certificate at The University of Toledo is designed for Ohio educators who hold a master's degree in an education related field and wish to earn a license as a building level administrator.

This certificate program includes coursework that will lead toward initial administrative license in grades Pre-K to 6, grades 4 to 8, or grades 5 to 12 for Ohio.

Coursework in educational administration and supervision includes 220 hours of field experience. Coursework is completed online. 

Students who complete the certificate will have the knowledge and ability to:

      • Facilitate the development of a school vision of learning supported by the school community.
      • Effectively manage an organization’s operations and resources in a way that promotes a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
      • Demonstrate successful collaboration techniques for working with families and other community members.
      • Demonstrate application of school law, ethics, and policy to ensure equity for all children within a school community.
      • Apply leadership skills in the development, implementing, and evaluating of programs and people in real life school settings.
      • Develop personal understandings of leadership as it pertains to self.
      • Create a school culture that promotes student learning and professional growth.
      • Complete a teacher evaluation process.
      • Analyze multiple forms of school data in order to lead school improvement efforts.
      • Demonstrate leadership theories and reflective practice in the decision-making process.

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