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Program Details

Next Start Date: 5/08/2024
Course Length: 8 weeks
Estimated Length: 1 year or less
Credit Hours: 15
Cost Per Credit: $310
Accreditation: CAEP

Superintendent Certification Overview

Rise to the highest levels of leadership in education through Campbellsville University’s online superintendent certification. Designed by faculty with experience in central office administration roles, including superintendent, the online certificate program will prepare you to take on chief administrator positions in public school districts. Moreover, because of the program’s curriculum based in Christian values, you will develop the skills to become a servant leader.

In a year or less, you can complete the 15-credit online certificate program. Gain the leadership skills you’ll need to advance your career by focusing on instructional design, fiscal management, organizational leadership, and school improvement. From these course offerings, you’ll be equipped with ethical decision-making tools to solve contemporary problems and support students of all backgrounds.

Campbellsville’s 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 superintendent certification will give you the knowledge base and real-world training needed to meet the learning, physical, social, and emotional needs of the diverse society at the local, district and state levels.

Course Map

The five-course online superintendent certification consists of a total of 15 credits. Courses include:

Admissions Requirements

In order to apply to Campbellsville University’s superintendent certification online, future students must submit or complete the following:

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Official Transcript Request Form (via Adobe Sign). In most cases, this will allow us to request your transcripts on your behalf.
  3. All official college transcripts from each college or university previously and currently attended confirming a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  4. Copy of valid teaching certificate
  5. Master’s degree
  6. Disposition self-assessment
  7. Leadership portfolio
  8. Documentation of two years as a school/district administrator
  9. Three letters of recommendation, where one letter must be from a supervisor and colleagues
  10. CA-TP (for Option 6 Candidates)

*Some additional requirements will be requested upon acceptance into the program.

Costs & Financial Aid

The superintendent certification online costs $310 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.


Superintendent Certification Career Overview

As a result of getting your online superintendent certification, you'll be able to enter leadership and top-level administrative positions at the local, district, and state levels. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, education administrators for elementary and secondary school systems earn an annual median salary of $97,440.

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

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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