GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ENDORSEMENT/CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDY
Total Credit Hours: 30
See pages 88-89 for complete admission requirements.
I. Core courses: (24)
No transfer credit accepted
51-538 School Law for Administrators (3)
51-548 Educational Organization and Administration (3)
51-558 School Finance and Business Management (3)
51-578 The Principalship (3)
51-588 Administrative Practicum (3)
51-622 Ethical and Moral Foundations of Educational Leadership (3)
51-656 Curriculum and School Improvement (3)
51-675 Research for School Leaders (3)
II. Non-core courses: (6)
Transfer credit accepted
A maximum of six semester hours may be accepted for transfer credit from a regionally accredited institution, earned within the last five years, with no grade lower than a B; transcript must be accompanied by a performance portfolio indicating that the courses requested for transfer have addressed the appropriate ISBE standards.
51-576 Social Foundations of Education (3)
*(SPED majors substitute 51-581: Supervision and Administration of Special Education)51-577 Staff Development (3)
Total credit hours required for the Certificate of Advanced Study degree: 30
Plus: Comprehensive Exam Clinical hours
Candidates for the General Administration (Type 75) Certificate are required to fulfill 100 clinical hours. Each syllabus in the program contains a list of appropriate ISBE standards to guide clinical hour experiences.