Specific admission requirements are needed for this program. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission and Student Services to see if you qualify for admission into this licensure track. This program prepares educators for school administrative responsibility. This program is designed to help the candidate:
- Promote the success of all students through developing and implementing a shared vision of learning and programs that support this learning.
- Develop basic skills in management of the organization, operations and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment.
- Collaborate with staff, boards, students, families and community members in response to diverse educational and community interests and needs while mobilizing community resources.
- Demonstrate integrity, fairness and ethical behavior to help in the development of a caring and moral school community.
- Understand and respond to the larger political, social, economic, legal and cultural contexts.
General Graduate Admission Requirements
All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Concordia University Chicago graduate programs as published in the Concordia University Chicago academic catalog.
New students are accepted into graduate degree-seeking, approval, certificate, endorsement and/or post-graduate programs for online and on-campus study in the fall, spring, or summer semesters. Previously admitted students seeking to change programs may do so at the beginning of a semester (only) by submitting a Change-of-Program quick app. Applicants must be in good academic standing according to Concordia University Chicago’s satisfactory academic progress standards at the time of requesting a program change.
|EDL-6121||Ohio: Supervision and Improvement of Instruction||3|
|EDL-6131||Ohio: School Evaluation and Change Process||3|
|EDL-6201||Ohio: School Finance and Business Management||3|
|EDL-6220||School Organization and Human Resources||3|
|EDL-6231||Ohio: School Law||3|
|EDL-6241||Ohio: Instructional Leadership||3|
|EDL-6300||Ethical Leadership: Models and Practices||3|
|EDL-6310||School, Families and Community Partnerships||3|
|EDL-6983||Internship in School Leadership I||3|
|EDL-6984||Internship in School Leadership II||3|
This is a year-long (two consecutive semesters - fall and spring) capstone clinical experience offering a variety of appropriate site-based hands-on experiences, including public policy in a diverse setting supervised by University and site personnel. These should be among the final courses in the program (EDL-6983 Internship in School Leadership I and EDL-6984 Internship in School Leadership II). The student must be in the Principal Preparation Program. Students must consult with their Graduate Program Specialist (GPS) advisor before registering for these courses.
Non-degree Completion Requirements
- Have on file an application as a non-degree-seeking graduate student.
- Complete, for the program being sought:
- the credit hours and levels as designated,
- within the specified time limit,
- with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- Students completing multiple advanced programs or degrees at CUC must have a 3.0 GPA in each academic program in addition to a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
- If transfer credit is approved to be applied: have on file an approved “Graduate Transfer Credit Approval” form(s) or evaluation(s).
- Have on file the Intent to Graduate/Complete form with the Office of the Registrar by the published deadline.
- Take and pass the final examination or terminal requirements in the program during or after the final course.
- Approval of the faculty.
- Payments of all tuition and fees due to Concordia University Chicago. All holds must be removed to receive transcripts and diploma.
Every attempt has been made to include information to aid the student with information about his/her program requirements. It is, however, the student’s responsibility to complete all steps and meet all deadlines relevant to completion requirements.
Application for the Ohio Principal licensure is made through the Ohio Department of Education following
- Completion of the CUC program of study,
- Passing a year-long internship,
- Passing the Ohio Assessment for Educators Licensure Exam #015, Educational Leadership, prescribed by the State Board of Education; and
- Completion of two years of successful teaching experience under a standard or professional teaching license (or work experience under a professional pupil services license) for the ages and grade levels for which the principal license is sought.