Jul 15, 2024  
Graduate Catalog | 2024-2025 
Graduate Catalog | 2024-2025

School Administration, Post-Master’s Certificate

Students seeking to “add-on” the Certificate in School Administration to a previous master’s degree must complete 21 credit hours, of which a portion is a supervised year-long internship.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible and to apply for this program, applicants must:

  • Hold a master’s degree from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 in all previously completed graduate degree coursework
  • Have three years of successful teaching experience or other professional education experience
  • Submit a complete résumé
  • Submit a valid NC educator license or equivalent
  • Submit three letters of reference from current or past supervisors (must include principal) that document leadership and administrative experiences and potential for success as a site-based school administrator
  • Submit a 1-2 page personal statement that addresses professional experiences, future goals, and an understanding that school administrators must possess a comprehensive conceptual, pedagogical, and reflective knowledge base
  • Follow all admission guidelines established by UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School

Certificate Requirements

Total = 21 Credit Hours