For the letter of eligibility, students need to have a minimum of six years of professional service in a basic school, three of which have been in a supervisory or administrative position. The certification for the letter of eligibility would be added to an existing state certificate. Students must be accepted through the doctoral admission process.
The program requires a minimum of 360 hours of field experiences, including a 180-hour clinical experience.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|EDL 643||Special Education for School Leaders||3|
|EDL 721||School Leadership in Teaching and Learning||3|
|EDL 722||Personnel Management and Labor Relations||3|
|EDL 723||School Business Management||3|
|EDL 724||Organizational Development and Change Theory||3|
|EDL 725||Communication Theory and Practice||3|
|EDL 726||Political, Economic, & Social Structures of the Culture||3|
|EDL 727||Pennsylvania School Code & School Board Policies||3|
|EDL 728||Curriculum Theory and Evaluation||3|
|EDL 730||Pupil Personnel Services||3|
|EDL 731||Advanced Supervision||3|
|EDL 735||The Superintendency||3|
|EDL 789||Clinical Experience||3|
Certification also requires satisfactory completion of state-mandated tests.