Department of Education
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Degree
Major in Administration (Major Code: 5456)
Requirements for M.Ed. Degree with Certification (Principal)
NOTE: EDAD 6303 (three hours) is a prerequisite to all other EDAD courses. Students must complete all other program hours to enroll in EDAD 6312. Students may graduate with a M.Ed. degree upon completion of 36 semester hours (including complete core component as indicated on Plan of Study) and a Master's Comprehensive Exam. All 45 hours must be completed for principal certification. A state test is required for certification.
Requirements for Superintendent’s Certification
EDAD 6306, 6314, 6420, 6422 to total 15 semester hours. For state certification, student must hold a mid-management or principal certificate prior to completion of this program. A state test is required for certification.
Probationary Certificate Requirements
Each of the following credentials is valid for one year and is renewable for two additional calendar years, if necessary. The student must complete the full certification program requirements within a 10-year period from the date of the first course taken.
Procedures for Applying for certification