Certificate in Principal Preparation

  • TOTAL COST

    $5,925*
  • NEXT START DATE

    20 Feb, 2023
  • COMPLETION TIME

    12 Months
  • AVG. SALARY PREMIUM

  • SEMESTER CREDITS

    21

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Certificate in Principal Preparation

Designed for aspiring principals, directors or administrators, our fully online Certificate in Principal Preparation prepares you to become an education leader and earn your administrative or principal certification. You’ll engage with current scientific research, pedagogy and instructional technology while improving your supervision and leadership skills. Understand how to create an effective school-wide vision and use data to inform decision-making in P-12 school settings. Advance your career while maximizing your impact in the field of education.


Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Are you employed by one of our partners? Did you graduate from an HBCU? Are you an inner-city teacher, a military veteran, a first-generation graduate student or an aspiring administrator? If so, you could be eligible for some of the $2.5M of scholarships and grants we provide in addition to our already low-cost programs.

Flexibility You Need

If you have graduate credits from another university or institution, you may be able to transfer these credits to fulfill ACE program requirements. Our Enrollment Counselors can help you evaluate your options. Also, our 24/7 support resources are here to help you complete your program and achieve your goals.


Tuition

We believe in full transparency with our total cost of attendance. No hidden fees. No surprises along the way.

Total Cost Certificate in Principal Preparation

Total Tuition

21 semester credits x $235 per credit

$4,935

Fees

$50 Application Fee
$100 Conferral Fee
$840 Technology and Library Fee
(21 Semester Credits X $40 per Credit)

$990

Total Program Cost

$5,925*

Find a plan that fits your budget.


Program Details

Majors

Focus of Study


Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

20 Feb, 2023 Term

17 Feb, 2023

Application Due

17 Feb, 2023

Payment Due

20 Feb, 2023

Term Start

24 Feb, 2023

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

26 Mar, 2023

Term End

10 Apr, 2023 Term

22 May, 2023 Term

10 Jul, 2023 Term

21 Aug, 2023 Term

02 Oct, 2023 Term

13 Nov, 2023 Term


Courses

Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this program. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.

EL5023

Instructional Leadership

3 Semester Credits

EL5123

Equity-Centered Leadership

3 Semester Credits

EL5623

Developing Teachers

3 Semester Credits

EL5703

School Improvement

3 Semester Credits

EL5723

Resource and Fiscal Management

3 Semester Credits

EL5753

Law and Policy

3 Semester Credits

EL5983

Internship Experience for Educational Leadership

3 Semester Credits


Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

Arizona Admission Requirements

Illinois Admission Requirements

Ohio Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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