Total Credit Hours: 13* (See note below)**
About the Program
Description: (Gainful Employment Disclosure)
The Department of Leadership Studies offers a Post Master’s Certificate (PMC) in Building-level Leadership as Program Administrator with emphasis in Special Education for individuals with an appropriate master’s degree and a teaching license in special education. Candidates must have four years of teaching experience in special education and meet Arkansas’s passing score on the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) before making application for the license.
**The following state-approved co-requisites (or equivalent based on transcript analysis) are required for adding the license (12 hours):
SLMA 6312 School-Based Organizational Leadership
SLMA 6320 School Law
SLMA 6340 Instructional Leadership
SLMA 6360 Collaborative School Leadership
Plus the Post Masters Certificate course work listed below *(13 hours):
SLMA 6330 Curriculum and Program Leadership or EDLP 7301 Program Planning & Evaluation
Six hours of graduate work in the field of special education approved by the advisor and department chair
SLMA 6164 and 6264, or 6364 Internship Special Education Administrator for a total three hours over two semesters
SLMA 6174 Portfolio Development and Defense
Accreditations/Achievements: NCATE accreditation
Coordinators Name: Shelly Albritton
Coordinators Phone Number: (501) 450-5206
Coordinators Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinators Name: Terry James
Coordinators Phone Number: (501)450-3282
Coordinators Email: email@example.com
How to Apply
Requirements: Admission to the Post-Master's Certificate Program requires completion of an appropriate master's program. In addition, the applicant must apply for admission to the Graduate School and provide the following information for evaluation by the departmental admission committee.
1. A completed application form that includes the names and contact information of three professional references.
2. A valid teaching license.
3. Official transcripts from all institutions attended.