Texas Tech University

College of Education

Superintendent Professional Certification Preparation



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

No certificate awarded, this program prepares students for certification

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Superintendent Professional Certification Program is a 15-hour program that prepares students interested in pursuing careers as School District Superintendents in Texas. NOTE: In addition to coursework requirements, the Texas Education Agency requires Texas certification as a teacher and principal, and at least two years of TEA-approved teaching experience. The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) School Superintendent TExES examination must also be passed. Information regarding the TExES for school superintendent certification and registration materials are available from the College of Education Certification Office. Classes are delivered using one or combinations of formats including interactive video conferences and face-to face. Courses taught via IVC will require attendance at one of the following off-campus sites: TTU at Fredericksburg, TTU at Highland Lakes, and TTU Center at Junction. Travel to Lubbock during a summer session is required.


Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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