Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin

School Leadership Graduate Certificate


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Program Code: GCERT_473A
CIP Code: 13.0409

Program of Study for the Graduate Certificate in School Leadership


This certificate leads to the North Carolina Level I Administrator License (012)

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate and Master’s degree or terminal degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; minimum of three years of public school teaching experience or equivalent experience in other settings (e.g., private school teaching; training in the private sector; etc.); and proof of North Carolina “A” or “M” licensure or the equivalent from another state.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School .

Course Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in School Leadership


Total Required (Minimum 24 Hours)


Required Courses (24 Hours)


Research and Data-Informed Decision-Making (3 Hours)


Application and Practice (9 Hours)


(Required internship of 9 total credit hours)

Select one of the following in consultation with advisor:

Other Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in School Leadership


  • Comprehensive: A Portfolio is required; see the program director for specific instructions

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