Graduate Certificates—Administration of Education

You can apply to one of two graduate certificates: Principal or Superintendent—both offered by the Department of Educational Leadership. Both certificates require that you have earned a master's degree:



Following completion of the Graduate Certificate program, students will receive an Institutional Recommendation and may apply for state certification.

General Admission Requirements:


Specific requirements of each certificate are as follows:


This certificate requires:



This certificate requires:




Refer to, or contact the Northern Arizona University Educational Leadership Department for additional information.


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