K-12 Principal and Interscholastic Athletic Administration

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 with EDLD 6793 and EDLD 6794 can be recommended to receive, from the state of Michigan, the Administrator Certificate with the Elementary/Secondary Administrator K-12 Building Endorsement.

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

Leadership Core
(Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credit hours)
EDLD 6020: Educational Leadership, Systems and Change or HPHE 6600: Governance and Administration of Sport 
EDLD 6300: Data-Informed Decision-Making, Research and Evaluation 
EDLD 6791: Educational Leadership Masters Seminar (1 credit)
EDLD 6793: Principal Internship I or HPHE 7120: Professional Field Experience 
EDLD 6794: Principal Internship II or HPHE 7120: Professional Field Experience (2 credits)
Total: 12 credits

Principal Specialty Core
(Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credit hours)
EDLD 6610: School Law & Ethics 
EDLD 6620: School Business Management
EDLD 6640: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Leadership 
EDLD 6670: The Principalship 
EDLD 6730: Instructional Leadership and Supervision 
EDLD 6740: School Community Relations and Cultural Competence 
Total: 18 credits

Interscholastic Athletic Administration Core
(Unless otherwise noted, all courses are three credit hours)
HPHE 6640 - Marketing and Sales in Sport 
HPHE 6690 - Planning and Management of Sport Facilities & Events 
HPHE 6630 - Ethics in Sport 
Total: 9 credits

For additional information and advising

Contact Dr. Brett Geier by email or at (269) 387-3490.