Instructional Leadership/School Principal Certification
The University of the Cumberlands School Principal program of study is designed for individuals who have a master's degree in education, a valid teacher's license, and have graduated from an institution of higher learning. Students may earn the Rank I certification at the “sixth-year,” specialist, or doctoral level, which requires 18 hours. Students may also earn non-degree certification at the master’s level, which requires 12 hours. Rank I certification includes courses in school law, business management in public schools, human resource management and supervision, instructional design and curriculum, and education administration. Non-degree certification includes courses in evaluation, measurement, and assessment, and instructional leadership in technology, school and community relations, and applied research in education.
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools