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PA Principal K-12

Post Master's Certificate

Now's the time to become a building level leader with Edinboro's Post-Master's online PA Principal Certificate for grades K-12.

One Of The Best Online Programs In the U.S.

Edinboro University's graduate programs are consistently ranked among the nation's best online programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Why Edinboro Stands Out.

Edinboro has a strong legacy in the field of Education. Whether we are training future teachers or providing advanced certificates and degrees for school leaders, you can be sure Edinboro is teaching best practices so you are well-prepared to meet the future needs of students entrusted to your care.

Our programs in Educational Leadership provide opportunities for school and school-related personnel to develop their leadership style and acquire skills to lead at the classroom, building, and district levels. Hundreds of web-based students around the globe have taken advantage of our nationally recognized programs in Educational Leadership.

Leadership for Student Achievement” is the common thread throughout the program. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be ready to apply for PA Principal K-12 certification.

Edinboro's programs in Educational Leadership provide opportunities for school and school-related personnel to develop their leadership style and acquire skills to lead at the classroom, building, and district levels. Hundreds of web-based students around the globe have taken advantage of our nationally recognized programs in Educational Leadership.

Dr. A. Pushchak,
Program Head

How Edinboro Supports You.

Our program faculty strive to meet your individual needs and assist you along your leadership journey.

During this 27-credit program, you will complete a variety of courses that range from Educational Leadership to the Financial Aspects of Educational Leadership. If you have already earned your Master's in Teacher Leadership at Edinboro, you can complete your Principal certification in just 15 credits.

Two Principal Internships will give you hands-on experience in both elementary and secondary settings. Prior to earning your certificate, you will be required to conduct and present a focus project on student achievement in each of the school settings.

With passing grades on the appropriate PRAXIS School Leaders Licensure Assessment, you will have the tools you need to succeed as a principal in a K-12 school.

Questions About This Program?

Dr. Andrew Pushchak
Graduate Program Head
230 Butterfield Hall
Email: apushchak@edinboro.edu
Phone: 814-732-2548

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