Principal Licensure

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Principal Licensure

Cover page of PK-1 Principal Licensure Certificate Program brochure Principal Licensure


This program is designed for students seeking to earn their PK-12 principal (51) license. It may be completed as a certificate program for those with a completed Masters degree in Education or in conjunction with the MS Educational Leadership degree.

In addition to completing requisite coursework, the following requirements must also be met:

1. A Masters degree (or concurrently completing with the Certificate).

2. Completion of an approved program leading to licensure, holding or being eligible to hold any license to teach or work as a school counselor, a school psychologist, or a school social worker at the early childhood through adolescence level, and

3. Evidence of three years of successful full-time classroom teaching at any of the grades at the early childhood through adolescence level or work as a school counselor, a school psychologist, or a school social worker, which includes evidence of at least 540 hours of successful classroom teaching experience.

Visit the UW Oshkosh Office of Graduate Studies for more information.

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