This non-thesis certificate program complies with Educational
Leadership Constituent Council standards and is designed for administrators who
want to advance in the K-12 education arena. The program is intended for
current administrators, principals and others with at least two years of
administrative experience and a master’s degree.
The program was developed by UT Arlington faculty
and area school district leaders to ensure that participants acquire the skills
and knowledge necessary to become school superintendents. The first cohort will
begin Aug. 15, 2011, with five start dates planned per year.
“UT Arlington has
offered an outstanding superintendents’ program for more than a decade, and the
AP program allows us to extend our proven curriculum beyond the traditional
campus,” said Jeanne Gerlach, dean of the College of Education and Health
The program is open to educators in other states;
and candidates should pursue certification as appropriate for their state.
Candidates who complete the program’s coursework and
pass the Superintendent Examination for Certification of Educators in Texas along
with their principal or equivalent certification will be recommended to the
State Board for Educator Certification for issuance of the Texas Superintendent
Marsha Schattner, Academic Partnerships executive
vice president, said the new program is perfect for the professional school administrator
who wants to advance his or her career.
“Principals and other school administrators are busy
people, and online course offer them the chance to expand their own education
while they maintain their careers,” Schatter said.
The Superintendent Certificate Program comprises 15
hours total with four, three-hour courses; one, two-hour internship; and one, one-hour
UT Arlington’s College of Education and Health
Professions is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education. The Superintendent Certificate Program is accredited by the Texas
State Board of Educator Certification.
In addition to the Aug.15 start, candidates may
start Oct. 24 or Jan. 16, 2012. Tuition rates are $245 per credit hour for Fall
2011 and $273 a credit hour for Spring 2012.
For registration information about this and other
UT Arlington Academic Partnerships degree programs, visit stateu.com/uta/ or call 1-866-489-2810.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON
The University of
Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research institution of nearly 34,000
students in the heart of North Texas. UT Arlington is accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools. Visit www.uta.edu to learn more.
ABOUT ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS, LLC
Partnerships, LLC (www.academicpartnerships.com), is a higher
education service provider that helps state universities expand access to
programs by converting traditional degree programs for online delivery and helps
recruit and retain qualified students. Call Anne Doris at 214-210-7279 for more information.