The licensing and leadership development program for educational administrators offers an individualized program to prepare aspiring administrators for licensure as:
This program is not offered full-time and therefore is not intended for international students needing a visa to study in the United States.
A unique feature of our program is the option to complete multiple credentials simultaneously. When you choose the University of Minnesota to further your education, you aren't limited to completing just one credential. As you complete the 60 credits that the State of Minnesota requires for administrative licensure, you can earn multiple credentials including degrees, licenses, and certificates.
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This program is committed to honoring the diversity of communities and learners through integrating professional wisdom; research, inquiry, and reflection; and authentic practice in the life-long development of educational administrators. Project-based learning is embedded throughout the program to ensure authentic learning opportunities. Read more about our vision and core beliefs.
Area learning centers, charter schools, and other alternative education programs have unique requirements and necessitate specialized administrative skills. Students enrolled with a career goal of administration of an alternative setting will seek a principal's license.