Alvernia University

School of Graduate Studies

Principal Certification


400 Saint Bernardine Street

Reading, PA 19607

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

Students may pursue principal certification at Alvernia independently, or in combination with our program in Educational Leadership leading to a Master of Education degree.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our program prepares teachers and supervisors to take leadership positions and helps candidates meet Pennsylvania certification requirements in K-12 educational administration. The program’s curriculum prepares future educational leaders to interact successfully with students, teachers, parents, school board members, and the community at large. The Post Master's K-12 Principal Certification program has been developed to reflect the general standards and specific program guidelines prescribed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.


The Program for Principal Certification is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 18 credits (6 classe

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $600 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999