Minnesota State University Moorhead offers a highly individualized program to prepare aspiring administrators for licensure as a Director of Community Education, Director of Special Education, K-12 principal, and Superintendent. This competency-based program will help you to meet each licensure area. Competencies are demonstrated through the computation of exhibits/artifacts chosen by you as a result of a pre-assessment of knowledge, skills, dispositions, coursework, and a final oral presentation and assessment. Most candidates complete the online program in one to two years.
The following requirements fully implement the regulations set by the state of Minnesota legislation (MS 3512). Upon successful completion of the requirements, the university endorses the candidate to Minnesota Department of Education, which issues the license. Candidates applying to the licensure program, must have a master's degree and fulfill the requirements for admission to the specialist degree program.
Upon acceptance into the program, the following will occur:
Programs are approved by the Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA).