Students who have been accepted into the Ed.D. program and have completed three years of successful teaching in a P-12 setting may also take four additional classes (12 hours) and complete an internship (three trimesters/one hour each trimester) by documenting 400 hours of internship activities with two licensed P-12 administrators to meet the requirements to be recommended to the state department for a P-12 administrator/principal’s license (486).
Additional Admission Requirements
Hold a valid teaching license.
Provide documentation to the coordinator of the program certifying a minimum of three years teaching experience.
Additional Coursework for P-12 Administrative/Principal License Preparation
In order to include the option to obtain an administrator’s 486 license while completing the requirements for the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, the following courses are required: