K-12 Principal and Interscholastic Athletic Administration

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This concentration, which may be completed completely online, is designed to prepare a student for the leadership role of being a building principal, as well as an athletic director. Students who complete this concentration will be recommended to receive, from the state of Michigan, the School Administrator Certificate. Program graduates may be endorsed to receive the administration certification outside of Michigan as well (depending on the certification process in state of residence).

Application Information

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis throughout the year. Admission decisions take approximately two weeks after all materials are received.

Note: To complete many course assignments, and to have a mentor for a two-semester principal internship, applicants must be employed within a K-12 setting OR have access to a school setting.

Program Course Requirements (effective Fall 2021)

All courses are 3 credit hours.

Leadership Core 

Principal & Interscholastic Athletic Administration Core 

MA Total: 33 Credits

Program Course Requirements (for those admitted prior to fall 2021)

For additional information and advising

Contact Louann Bierlein Palmer.