In today’s complicated and evolving educational environment, superintendents and central office leaders are challenged to develop high-quality school systems that create success for all students. In order to improve entire systems, administrators must understand how to work with their schools and communities. The Texas State University Superintendent Certification Program prepares educators to serve as school district superintendents or in other central office leadership positions.
The program consists of:
Program participants will be eligible for a temporary Superintendent Certificate.
The program is designed for educational leaders who desire to increase their knowledge, strengthen their skills, improve their effectiveness and advance their careers. To be considered for this program, applicants must:
Applicants must obtain approval from their superintendent to serve as their site mentor for the field-based practicum during the fall and spring semesters. Some credit hours may be applied to a Texas State University doctoral program in school improvement. For more information on the Ph.D. program, click here.
The superintendent certification program begins in the summer term. Deadline for admission is May 15. Applicants should submit the following to The Graduate College through the Graduate Admissions Document Upload (GADU) system:
*Students using the online ApplyTexas application should follow the menu options:
**Transcripts can be mailed or sent electronically. Learn more about submitting transcripts