Salem International University

Graduate Certificate in Education Leadership - Principal Licensure Track


223 West Main Street

Salem, WV 26426

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Education Leadership - Principal Licensure Track

Format: Online

Program Description:

The SIU Certificate in Educational Leadership is designed for experienced, licensed, school building educators (teachers, counselors, etc.) who have earned education related master’s degrees and are now ready to pursue new leadership roles within their schools or school districts. The Certificate in Educational Leadership is a nationally recognized, accelerated program that prepares students for licensure as principals, district supervisors, and superintendents at all educational levels (Pre-K through Adult). Valid teaching license required.

This program prepares you with courses to develop the practical skills and knowledge necessary for school and district leadership. All coursework includes fieldwork or internship experiences that can be completed in your school or district. The program utilizes the unique relationship that exists between a leadership candidate, their employing school district, and the University.

This licensure program is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education and is nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC). This designation will facilitate a more effective path to licensure in your home state.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: We offer a variety of federal, state and private financial aid programs.

Locale: Distant Rural Area

Size & Settings: 0-999

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