Nondegree-Principal or Superintendent Certification

This program is intended for students who hold a conferred master's degree and wish to pursue their Principal Certification (21 semester credit hours) or Superintendent Certification (15 semester credit hours). This Nondegree option for Principal or Superintendent Certification is not part of a master's or doctoral degree.

NOTE:  A conferred master’s degree is required in order to be eligible to apply for either one of the above certification programs.  See below for the additional requirements.

For additional Certification information, please review the Educational Leadership web page: 

Applicants must also submit an application for admission to the Educator Certification & Academic Services Department, call (903)886-5182 (option ‘0’).For specific information regarding admissions to the CECAS please visit their website Center for Educator Certification and Academic Services.

  • The courses for this program are available only online (no face-to-face courses).  This program is not available to international students. 

Required Documents for Admission

Admission Consideration Requirements for All Students

  • Apply Texas Application
  • Application fee:  $50 domestic student 
  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • Apply Texas Application

Application Packet Submission Deadline:

Domestic student applications are accepted throughout the year.