Designed to help you advance your education career, the online post-master’s Ed.S. in Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) certificate program delivers the expertise you need to take on administrator and instructional leadership roles in a central office, school, district or education organization.
Ed. S. in Ed. Admin. (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction, DPP) Overview
Pursue three certifications in one program with the online post-master’s Ed.S. in Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) from Campbellsville University Online. This program is designed to help you qualify for advanced academic leadership opportunities and prepares you to earn three certifications through the Praxis School Leadership Licensure Assessment.
Courses for this program are taught by educators with real-world experience in academic leadership and are solidly grounded in advanced practice and research. As a student, you’ll complete advanced leadership coursework that explores research-based strategies, school law and finance, student information systems, human resources and diversity in a global society.
Additionally, you’ll also gain hands-on experience through a school principal or DPP internship designed to enhance your potential as a leader in the field. Explore the expectations of a principal and DPP and practice with real-world applications and complete an in-depth self-study of one aspect of the position you want. Option 6 candidates can complete the internship requirement within their district.
You’ll complete the program with the confidence to advance into a district-level administrative role and break down barriers for diverse and disenfranchised populations of students throughout your career. Designed with your academic and professional success in mind, courses for this program can be completed entirely online through an interactive, virtual classroom. Flexible course options allow you to prioritize your education with your full-time professional commitments while maintaining your schedule.
Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, its education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and are approved by the Education Professional Standards Board of Kentucky (EPSB) for teacher education and certification.
The online Post-Master’s Ed.S. in Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) certificate program includes 17 courses totaling 51 credit hours.
Level I Education Administration
- AED 720 School Finance
- AED 721 School Law
- AED 802 Organizational Frameworks and Human Resources
- AED 803 Evaluation of Staff and Culture
- AED 804 Diversity in a Global Society
- AED 805 Curriculum
- AED 806 Fundamentals of School Administration
- AED 807 School Principal Internship*
- AED 811 Fundamentals for Central Office Administrators
- AED 812 Leading Assessment
- AED 813 School System Director of Pupil Personnel Internship
Level II Education Administration
- AED 900 Administrative Support of Teacher Growth and Student Achievement
- AED 901 Reflective Practice for School Leaders
- AED 910 Leading Literacy Instruction
- AED 911 Mathematics Cognitive Coaching
- AED912 Student Services
- AED 913 School and Community Collaboration
*Option 6 Candidates conduct all 50 internship hours within their school.
To apply to Campbellsville’s online post-master’s Ed.S. in Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) certificate program, prospective students must submit or complete the following*:
- Complete the online application
- Official Transcript Request Form (via Adobe Sign). In most cases, this will allow us to request your transcripts on your behalf.
- Official transcripts from each college or university attended (confirming a cumulative 3.0 GPA).
- A copy of your valid teaching certificate.
- A 5- to 7-page leadership essay addressing your skill and understanding of your ability to improve student achievement, leadership and your advanced knowledge of curriculum, instruction and assessment.
- Documentation of three years of experience as a classroom teacher (Rank II for Principal certification).
- Three letters of recommendation (one from a district-level or building administrator and two from P–12 educators).
*Some additional requirements will be requested upon acceptance into the program.
Costs & Financial Aid
The online post-master’s Ed.S. in Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) certification program costs $310 per credit. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.
Students can transfer a maximum of 17 credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university.
Campbellsville University is a Military Friendly® School and a proud member of the Yellow Ribbon program. Students who are currently serving the U.S. military at home or abroad or are veterans can further their education in a conducive online environment.
Careers in Educational Leadership
Upon completion of the online Post-Master’s Ed.S. in Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) program, you’ll graduate with the expertise to advance to educational administration and leadership roles, including:
- Dean of Students
- Director of Pupil Personnel
- Supervisor of Instruction
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Benefits of Learning Online
Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.
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