College of Education > Academics > Leadership, Language & Curriculum > Licensure & Endorsements > Principal Endorsement: Catholic Leadership
Today’s school principals are curricular leaders, working with staff to establish a supportive educational climate, improve instructional practices, and develop meaningful, challenging curricula.
The Principal endorsement program with Catholic Leadership concentration offers a powerful, discipline-based curriculum with a problem-solving orientation that prepares effective and principled decision-makers at Catholic schools. It is designed for licensed teachers who already hold a master’s degree in education currently working or looking to transition to leadership roles at Catholic institutions, and are seeking Principal endorsement.
Graduates of this program are prepared to assume school and district administrative and supervisory roles.
Are you interested in enrolling in this program? Contact the College of Education’s Office of Graduate Admission at (773) 325-4405.
To apply, please submit the following items to The Office of Graduate Admission:
This is a 48 quarter hour program that prepares candidates for state licensure and specifically prepares candidates for the Principalship or Assistant Principalship in Catholic schools.
Individuals seeking the principal licensure must:
Upon successful completion of all principal licensure program requirements and any additional requirements, students must apply for their license. Students are to work with the College of Education's Licensure Officer when applying for the license.Note: Courses in this program leading to the principal licensure are designed for practicing educators and are not open to students and any other program without the specific permission of the educational leadership program director.
This graduate certificate program is approved as a Gainful Employment Program through the US Department of Education and is, therefore, eligible for Federal Student Aid. Disclosure Statements about occupations, on-time graduation rate, tuition and fees, and median loan debt for this program can be found at: http://core.depaul.edu/gedt/principal-catholic-leadership/gedt.html.
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