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Admission to the Graduate Certificate Program in Arkansas Curriculum/Program Administrator: Applicants must meet university requirements for admission to the Graduate School as non-degree-seeking, but certificate-seeking students, and must have a master’s degree. In addition, to receive the graduate certificate in district-level administration, applicants must have a valid teaching license and a valid building-level administration license.
Admission to the Graduate Certificate program: Applicants must meet university requirements for admission to the Graduate School as non-degree-seeking, but certificate-seeking students, and must have a master’s degree.
Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Arkansas Curriculum/Program Administrator: To receive the graduate certificate in Arkansas Curriculum/Program Administrator, students are required to have a valid teaching license and a master’s degree. The program of study includes the following 15-18 hours of Educational Leadership core courses. All courses are required, but do not have to be completed in any particular order. Candidates may present acceptable course work for transfer credit by presenting official transcripts from an NCATE accredited and approved educational leadership program of study, but only a maximum of six hours of transfer work may be used to fulfill the requirements of the certificate. Candidates will complete required course projects and activities related to the area of specialization.
|Educational Leadership Courses|
|EDLE 5013||School Organization and Administration||3|
|EDLE 5043||Leadership Ethics||3|
|EDLE 5063||Instructional Leadership, Planning, and Supervision||3|
|EDLE 5083||Analytical Decision-Making||3|
|EDLE 5093||Effective Leadership for School Improvement||3|
|CIED 674V||PhD Research Internship||6|
|Special Education Courses (15 hours)|
|SPED 5733||Inclusive Practices for Diverse Populations||3|
|SPED 5783||Professional and Family Partnerships||3|
|SPED 5893||Organization, Administration and Supervision of Special Education||3|
|SPED 6433||Legal Aspects of Special Education||3|
|Curriculum and Instruction (15 hours)|
|CIED 5423||Curriculum and Instruction: Models and Implementation||3|
|CIED 5453||Evaluation Techniques||3|
|CIED 5613||Contemporary Issues in Education||3|
|CIED 6013||Curriculum Theory, Development, and Evaluation||3|
|CIED 674V||PhD Research Internship||1-6|
Prerequisites at the master’s level may be required according to the candidate’s area of specialization. A faculty representative from the area of specialization will make this determination at the time of admission.