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MAE: Principal’s licensure (Grades P-9 AND 4-12)

Students interested in the Principal's licensure program (33 Credit Hours) must hold a valid Ohio professional teacher license, and have two years teaching experience at the level of desired certification (grades P-9 or 4-12). The State of Ohio requires a Master’s degree for people holding Principal Licensure. Students who have already completed a Master’s degree are only required to complete the Professional Education and Internship courses.

Leadership Core Courses (7 Credit Hours)
EDUC 650 Becoming a Leader (3)
EDUC 607 Applications of Educational Research (3)
EDUC 708 Exploring Comparative Education (1)

Professional Education Courses (16 Credit Hours)
EDUC 750 Developing Vision (3)
EDUC 755 Communication and Collaboration (3)
EDUC 759 Managing Resources: Building Level (3)
EDUC 851 Decision Making (3)
EDUC 852 Seminar Readings I: Ethics of Leadership (1)
EDUC 853 Seminar Readings II: Ethics of Communication / Collaboration (2)
EDUC 854 Seminar Readings III: Ethics of Law and Governance (1)

Internship Courses (10 Credit Hours)
EDUC 765 Professional Practices and Portfolio Seminar I (2)
EDUC 766 Professional Practices and Portfolio Seminar II (2)
Choose One of the Following:
EDUC 767/768 The Principal in Action I & II (Grades P-9) (3+3)
EDUC 769/770 The Principal in Action I & II (Grades 4-12) (3+3)

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).