Post-Master's Certificate of Advanced Study - Superintendent

The Department of Teacher Education and the Educational Administration Program offers coursework leading to recommendation for Texas Superintendent Certification. To obtain a recommendation for certification through Texas Woman’s University, an individual must have a master’s degree (preferably in education or an education-related field), a valid Texas teaching certificate, a valid Texas Principal or Mid-management Administrator certificate, three years of teaching experience (preferred) and school-site or school district leadership experience, and completion of coursework on the plan of study. After being admitted to the Graduate School and the Educational Administration Program, the certification candidate must meet with his or her faculty advisor to complete a plan of study. The number of semester credit hours required and specific coursework varies with respect to applicants’ academic preparation and experience. Further information about certification program plans of study, requirements for the TExES examination and recommendation for certification can be located through the Department of Teacher Education.

Post-master's Certificate of Advanced Study - Superintendent Program of Study (18 semester credit hours)

Required Courses
ELDR 6233The Superintendency and School District Leadership3
ELDR 6303Administration of Teacher and Student Personnel3
ELDR 6403Seminar in School Administration3
ELDR 6503School Finance3
ELDR 6603Politics, Policy, and Ethics3
ELDR 6663Internship in School Administration3
Total Semester Credit Hours18