The Program Administrator in Special Education Certification prepares you for the position of Program Administrator. The Program Administrator has staff responsibility for managing the technical aspects of the curriculum and instructional program. This staff position carries functional authority which is technical and advisory. The program administrator assists in clarifying directions and goals of specified educational activities. These functions are usually performed by persons in positions responsible for curriculum development and the supervision of instruction, and therefore, represent service more than administrative authority.
REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENCY CERTIFICATION:
To receive a Program Administrator certificate:
- The candidate shall hold an approved master's degree and have completed subsequent to the baccalaureate degree at least 24 quarter credit hours (or 16 semester credit hours) of graduate coursework in education.
- The candidate shall have completed an approved program for the preparation of program administrators.
Please read the following document in its entirety prior to submitting the application materials: Administrator Certification Programs Admittance Procedures
Course Requirements for the Program Administrator Special Education Certification:
Required Course Offerings
|EDAD 577 - Diversity Leadership||3||1|
|EDAD 580 - Educational Administration||4||1|
|EDAD 581 - Public School Finance||4||1|
|EDAD 584 - School Supervision||4||1|
|EDAD 589 - School Law||4||1|
|EDAD 575 - Administration and Supervision of IDEA||3||1|
|EDAD 692 / 694 - Internship||12||1||1||1|
(tentative schedule subject to change)
*The internship begins during Pre-Autumn (EDAD 692) and continues with the internship during the academic quarters (EDAD 694)