SUPERINTENDENT ENDORSEMENT/CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED STUDY
Total Credit Hours: 30
The Certificate of Advanced Study degree at Lewis University offers the educator who already possesses a masterís level degree the opportunity for advanced coursework. Two separate course sequences are available, each offering a comprehensive theoretical and practical program.
The General Administrative sequence provides the knowledge base for building principals and leads to the Type 75 Principalís Certificate.
The Superintendent Endorsement is an accelerated course sequence which provides skills and insights required for central office leaders and leads to the Superintendent Endorsement on the Type 75 Certificate.
Credits accepted for transfer into the Certificate of Advanced Study Program (maximum of six) must be hours beyond the masterís degree. No hours earned toward the Type 75 Principalís Certificate may be accepted toward the Superintendent Endorsement requirements.
See complete admission requirements in College of Education introduction.
Masterís degree from a recognized institution.
General Administrative (Type 75) Certificate.
Fulfillment of Survey of Exceptional Child requirement (105 ILCS 5/21-2a).
Two-years administrative or supervisory experience.
Submission of Graduate Writing Assessment (Essay 1).
Successful completion of the Illinois Certification Basic Skills Test.
Course of Study: 30 credit hours, 200 clinical hours