Graduate CertificateBuilding-Level Leadership/Principal

Wichita State’s graduate certificate in building level leadership/principal provides a path for students who currently have a master's degree in an education-related field, and are currently employed in PreK–12 education, gain recommendation for building licensure.

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The certificate program requires the completion of 15-21 credit hours. Applicants who have prior coursework in multicultural or diversity training and research can have these courses evaluated and potentially waived, resulting in a program of 15 credit hours.

Students are required to complete an applied learning or research experience. This requirement can be met through practicum experiences.

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program: