School Based Leadership Post Master Certificates

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The Department of Leadership Studies has approval from the Arkansas Department of Education to offer programs of study in the following areas for individuals with appropriate master’s degrees: building administrator and curriculum/program administrator for special education, or gifted talented education. These programs of study vary in length based upon individual applicant backgrounds. All programs require an internship and portfolio defense. Contact the Department of Leadership Studies for details.

On-campus visit(s) may be required.


Admission Requirements:

In addition to meeting the general requirements of the Graduate School, admission to the Post-Master’s Certificate Program requires completion of an appropriate master’s program and the following:

  1. Complete the Department of Leadership Studies application.
  2. Provide a valid and current standard educator license.
  3. Provide at least three professional references that may be contacted regarding potential for success in the program.
  4. Engage in an interview with SLMA faculty.

*For more program information and additional admission requirements please request information below.


Program Areas of Emphasis:

School-Based Leadership: Building Administrator (12 Hours)

SLMA 6317 Leadership of Operation and Management Systems
SLMA 6321 Instructional Leadership II: Teacher Leaders & Evidence-based Practices
SLMA 6323 Instructional Leadership III: Evidence-based Student-Centered Learning
SLMA 6V27 Building Admin Internship P-8 & 5-12 (to total 3 hours)

School-Based Leadership: Curriculum Administrator (13 Hours)

Six hours of graduate work in the field of curriculum studies approved by the advisor and department chair
SLMA 6321 Instructional Leadership II: Teacher Leaders & Evidence-based Practices or EDLP 7301 Program Planning and Evaluation
SLMA 6V62 Internship for Curriculum Administrator (to total 3 hours)
SLMA 6172 Portfolio Development and Defense

School-Based Leadership: Program Administrator – Special Education (13 Hours)

Six hours of graduate work in the field of special education approved by the advisor and department chair
SLMA 6321 Instructional Leadership II: Teacher Leaders & Evidence-based Practices or EDLP 7301 Program Planning and Evaluation
SLMA 6V64 Internship for Special Education Administrator (to total 3 hours)
SLMA 6174 Portfolio Development and Defense

School-Based Leadership: Program Administrator – Gifted-Talented (13 Hours)

Six hours of graduate work in the field of gifted-talented education approved by the advisor and department chair
SLMA 6321 Instructional Leadership II: Teacher Leaders & Evidence-based Practices or EDLP 7301 Program Planning and Evaluation
SLMA 6V65 Internship Gifted-Talented Administrator (to total 3 hours)
SLMA 6175 Portfolio Development and Defense


Program Contact:

Shelly Albritton PhD.
Graduate Program Coordinator
(501) 450-5206
shellya@uca.edu


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