Principal Licensure, Certificate | Part time online | University of Cincinnati | United States
21 months
15202 USD/year
14902 USD/year
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Obtaining the Graduate Certificate for Principal Licensure at the University of Cincinnati will allow individuals that have more experience and expertise expedite the process to become a licensed principal, thus being able to take on a leadership position.


About the course

The expectations of school leaders have taken a dramatic shift in recent years: Building principals are now expected to be instructional experts, who can improve student outcomes and turn failing schools around in short periods of time 

Successful candidates for this Principal Licensure certificate at the University of Cincinnati should possess the following attributes:

  • Can work with people from across varying cultural, social, economic, and religious backgrounds
  • Results oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Can focus on multiple tasks/projects at one time
  • Experience with a wide range of technology
  • Believes that all children can learn

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Leadership Theory
  • School Finance
  • School Law
  • Curriculum Development and Data Analysis
  • Instructional Supervision
  • Principal Clinical Internship
  • Human Resources Administration in Education
  • Overview of Special Education Law

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


21 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite Degree - The applicant must possess a Master's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum GPA - The applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in an approved Bachelor degree and Master's degree.
  • Letters of Recommendation-All applicants must submit three letters of recommendation.  One of the three letters must be from an immediate supervisor that can address the applicant’s formal teaching evaluations.
  • Goal Statement- Goal statement indicating career goals and area of concentration of interest.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7601 USD per semester during 21 months.
  • National

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7451 USD per semester during 21 months.


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