This graduate certificate is designed for education professionals who already hold
a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and seek to acquire the necessary skill set for building
level school administration and/or Oklahoma Principals’ Licensure.
Successful completion of the certificate program requires 12 credit hours (four courses)
of graduate-level coursework in educational leadership. Credit hours are transferable to additional graduate degree programs in school administration.
Courses are offered on the OSU-Tulsa and OSU-OKC campuses in hybrid or online formats.
Online courses are delivered through Canvas, OSU's online learning platform. We facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration and community
building using technology.
Required (six credit hours):
EDLE 5813: Leadership Theory and Ethical Decision Making
EDLE 5953: Developing Educational Organizations
Elective (six credit hours - select two of the following):
EDLE 5253: The Principalship
EDLE 5723: Education Law
EDLE 5353: Special Topics in School Finance Policy