Complete one of the approved school administrator certificate and/or endorsement programs, through the Department of Educational, Leadership, Research and Technology. Please make sure to work with the faculty program coordinator and obtain a signed program. All students must follow the new standards.
Administrator Certification Program
As outlined in the Administrator Certification Administrator Rules, beginning September 1, 2018, school administrators, whose primary responsibility is to administer instructional programs, are required to hold a valid School Administrator Certificate.
To obtain your School Administrator Certificate through Western Michigan University, the following requirements must be completed.
This information is intended to cover most, but not all, situations. WMU reserves the right to modify these decisions as needed to ensure compliance with state laws and policies governing certification.