M.S.Ed.-School Administration and Supervision, Graduate Certificate in School Administration and Supervision
If you are pursuing a school leadership position, there are two ways you can accomplish your goal at Johns Hopkins:
The Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in School Administration and Supervision is designed for teachers and other certified school personnel seeking principalship and other supervisory positions in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) school settings and is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for certification in administration and supervision. Designed primarily for those pursuing principalship and supervisory positions, this 39-credit program is aligned with the nationally recognized Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards. Program options are also appropriate for preparing department chairs, team leaders, or curriculum coordinators.
Teachers and other certified school personnel who have earned a master's degree in another area of education may pursue administrator certification in Maryland through the Graduate Certificate Program in School Administration and Supervision. The program is designed primarily for those pursuing supervisory and principal positions and is aligned with the nationally recognized Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards (ISLLC). This program is also appropriate for preparing department chairs, team leaders, or curriculum coordinators. A strong emphasis is placed upon the development of a personal portfolio and the refinement of an individual professional development plan. This 18-credit certificate may be taken as a stand-alone post master's degree program or may be combined with another graduate certificate into a 33-39 credit master's degree in educational studies.