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. Pending approval from MDE, 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 ongoing basis throughout the year. Admission decisions take approximately four weeks after all materials are received.

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 Dr. Brett Geier.