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Licensure Only Information

The principal licensure only program is designed to prepare individuals to become school leaders. Program studies include strategic planning, problem solving, instructional leadership, managerial leadership, political analysis, organizational theory and development, and leadership skill application. The program consists of 33-semester hours (including a year-long internship experience). With successful completion of the appropriate licensure exam, the candidate is eligible for the North Carolina principal level 1 license 012, class P.

Admission Requirements

All individuals seeking the principal licensure only must have:

  • a master's degree in education, or a related educational field
  • a minimum of three years educational experience
  • a valid NC school license.

Program Requirements

In order to enroll in this principal licensure only program, the applicant must:

The principal licensure only program is delivered via face-to-face evening class sessions utilizing some online components.

Application deadlines

Be sure to please contact an advisor BEFORE applying to ensure that there is a cohort for that term:

  • Summer 2 Admission: March 15th
    • Cohorts start Summer 2 semester every year. Note: Check with advisor before applying to ensure that a cohort is available in your geographic area.

The supervision licensure only program is designed to prepare individuals to become instructional school leaders. Program studies include teacher leadership, law, policy, and politics in education, instructional leadership, and communication with home, school, and community. The program consists of 20-semester hours (including a 3 credit hour internship experience). With successful completion of the appropriate licensure exam, the candidate is eligible for the supervision

Admission Requirements

North Carolina curriculum instructional specialist level I license 113, class S. All individuals seeking the supervision licensure only must have:
  • a master's degree in education, or a related educational field
  • a minimum of three years educational experience
  • a valid NC school license

Program Requirements

In order to enroll in this licensure only program the applicant must apply for admission as a non-degree seeking student (PLEASE MARK THE BOX FOR LICENSURE). 

The program is delivered on campus with mixed method delivery including online courses and face-to-face evening class sessions.

Application deadlines

 Be sure to contact an advisor BEFORE applying to ensure that there is a cohort for that term):

  • Summer 2 Admission: January 15

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For More Information Contact:

Dr. Tom Williams
252-328-6444