Degree Type: Post-Master Cert. (PMC) | Credit Hours: 19*
*Exclusive of Graduate Courses in Special Education
The Department of Leadership Studies has approval from the Arkansas Department of Education to offer a Post Master’s Certificate 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 complete core leadership courses and engage in an internship over at least two semesters (19 semester hours). In addition to earning 19 credit hours for the Special Education PMC, up to six hours of graduate-level special education coursework may be assigned based on transcript analysis. 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.
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