Master of Education in Educational Administration (Advanced Program for Principal Licensure)

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Master of Education in Educational Administration (Advanced Program for Principal Licensure)

Online, Evening-Campus Programs

for residents of AL, AK, AS, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, MP, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY

Alabama

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Class A: Professional Leadership Certificate license/certificate from Alabama. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/20/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Alabama Department of Education
50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL, 36104
334-694-4557
https://www.alsde.edu/sec/ec/pages/home.aspx

Alaska

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Provisional Type B Administrative Certificate license/certificate from Alaska. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Licensure with Deficiencies

Based upon a review of the regulations on 07/27/2020, graduates from this program may obtain a license in the state. This state allows graduates from this program to obtain a license with specific deficiencies. The license provided will include additional conditions which the state requires the applicant to meet to maintain licensure. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs. The state contact information and any known additional coursework and/or training which will be required after licensure are outlined below.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development requires applicants to complete two additional courses in addition to the program at GCU. The student will be required to complete:

- 3 semester hours of approved Alaska Studies
- 3 semester hours of approved Alaska Multicultural Coursework

To find approved courses go to https://education.alaska.gov/teachercertification/culture#

Verification of completion of the above courses must be submitted to Alaska DEED before the expiration of provisional licensure. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational requirements for the state in which they are applying for licensure.


Additional Training Requirements

The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development require applicants who direct certify to complete four mandatory trainings. Applicants who apply for teacher certification through reciprocity are exempt from the mandatory trainings.

Mandatory Trainings:
* Sexual abuse awareness and prevention
* Alcohol or drug related disabilities
* Dating violence awareness and prevention
* Suicide awareness and prevention

Only trainings approved by an Alaska public school district or the Department of Education & Early Development (DEED) will satisfy this requirement. Trainings offered by universities and other organizations must be approved by DEED. The following documents may be submitted as evidence of completion of the approved trainings:
*A record of training with signature of district superintendent or appointed designee or a dean of an accredited school of education;
*A certificate of completion from a training program approved by DEED (See eLearning courses below); or
*An official transcript showing the completion of a training course approved by DEED.

More information can be found at: https://education.alaska.gov/teachercertification/mandatorytraining


Professional Experience Requirements

The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Provisional Type B Administrative Certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator Certificate in Alaska.


Field Placement Requirements

Students will need to complete an internship placement in a K-12 school setting to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development
801 West 10th Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 110500
Juneau, AK, 99811-0500
907-465-2831
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/TeacherCertification/

American Samoa

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a license/certificate from American Samoa. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/13/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Board of Higher Education American Samoa Community College
P.O. Box 2609
Pago Pago, AS, 96799
(684) 699-9155
http://www.amsamoa.edu/

Arizona

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Standard License license/certificate from Arizona. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Approved by the State

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/18/2020, this program meets the educational requirements for licensure in this state.


Agency Approval Granted

The Grand Canyon University College of Education is approved by the Arizona State Board of Education to offer Institutional Recommendations for Initial Teacher Licensure of early childhood, early childhood special education, elementary, secondary, special education teachers, principals and school counselors only. Programs that lead to licensure contain a student teaching or internship component.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Arizona Department of Education
1535 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ, 85007
602-542-4367
http://www.azed.gov/

Arkansas

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Building-Level Administrator Endorsement license/certificate from Arkansas. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/17/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Arkansas Department of Education requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Building-Level Administrator Endorsement. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MEd in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator Endorsement in Arkansas.


Field Placement Requirements

The Arkansas Department of Education requires applicants of a Building-Level Administrator Endorsement to have completed an approved program of study that includes and internship that has experiences in both Kindergarten-6th grade and 7th-12th grade.

Arkansas requires a state-specific clearance that is composed of three separate background checks. The state-specific clearance must be completed before internship begins. The steps to complete the required state-specific background checks are:
1. Complete the Online Background Check Consent Form
- When filling out this form, select Teacher (pre-service) as the reason for background check
2. Submit the background check payment
3. Applicants must complete the fingerprinting process by going to their nearest Approved Live Scan Location
- Bring a photo ID, copy of consent form, and a copy of payment receipt with Transaction ID
4. Complete the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check
- This background check can be completed by completing the form, having it notarized and mailing the form along with payment to the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central
Registry.
5. Complete the Employability Status
- This can be completed online and can take up to four weeks to be determined.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall Room 106-B
Little Rock, AR, 72201
501-682-4475
http://www.arkansased.gov/

California

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential license/certificate from California. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 07/28/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing requires five (5) years of full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need three (3) additional years of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrative Credential in California.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, CA, 95811-4213
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/

Colorado

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Principal License license/certificate from Colorado. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/04/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Colorado Department of Education requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Initial Principal License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for Principal Licensure in Colorado.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Colorado Department of Education
6000 E. Evans Ave
Building #2, Suite 100
Denver, CO, 80222
303-866-6628
http://www.cde.state.co.us/index_home.htm

Connecticut

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Intermediate Administrator license/certificate from Connecticut. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/12/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

Connecticut COE Additional Special Education Coursework Requirement
The Connecticut Department of Education requires 36 clock hours of coursework which shall include study in understanding the growth and development of exceptional children, including handicapped and gifted and talented children and children who may require special education, and methods for identifying, planning for and working effectively with special-needs children in the regular classroom. This program does not include a Special Education course, therefore, Individuals will need to take a course that is outside their program of study to fulfill this requirement in Connecticut. Individuals may have taken coursework that meets this requirement in their undergraduate degree or from another institution.

In addition, the Connecticut Department of Education requires eighteen (18) semester hours of coursework to be taken beyond a Master's degree to qualify for the Intermediate Administrator Certificate.


Professional Experience Requirements

Connecticut COE Additional Teaching Experience Requirement
The Connecticut Department of Education requires fifty (50) school months of full time successful teaching or service experience in order to qualify for an Intermediate Administration/Supervision endorsement. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years (24 months). Individuals will need an additional two years or 26 months of teaching or service experience in order to qualify for an Intermediate Administration/Supervision endorsement in Connecticut. Fifty (50) school months of full time successful teaching or service experience must be met prior to applying for certification.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Connecticut Department of Education
450 Columbus Blvd
PO BOX 2219
Hartford, CT, 06145-2219
860-713-6969
http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/site/default.asp

Delaware

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Standard School Principal Certificate license/certificate from Delaware. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/20/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

Delaware COE Additional Teaching Experience Requirement
The Delaware Department of Education requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a School Principal or Assistant Principal certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. individuals will need an additional three (3) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for a School Principal or Assistant Principal certificate in Delaware.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Delaware Department of Education
Collette Education Resource Center
35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
Dover, DE, 19904
302-857-3388
http://www.doe.k12.de.us/

District of Columbia

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Standard School Administrator Credential license/certificate from District of Columbia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/15/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The D.C. Office of State Superintendent of Education requires four (4) years of full time successful teaching or service experience in order to qualify for a Standard School Administrator Credential. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years (24 months). Individuals will need an additional two years or 26 months of teaching or service experience in order to qualify for a Standard School Administrator Credential in Washington D.C. Four (4) years of full time successful teaching or service experience must be met prior to applying for certification.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

D.C. Office of State Superintendent of Education - Teacher License
1050 First Street NE
2nd Floor
Washington, DC, 20002
202-724-8600
http://osse.dc.gov/service/educator-licensure-services

Florida

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Professional Certificate license/certificate from Florida. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/24/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Florida Department of Education
Room 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL, 32399-0400
800-445-6739
http://www.fldoe.org/edcert/

Georgia

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a license/certificate from Georgia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/22/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


State Agency Approval Needed

The state of Georgia requires approval from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for programs that lead to Tier 1 Educational Leadership certification. Grand Canyon University's Masters of Education in Educational Administration program is not approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Georgia Professional Standards Commission
200 Piedmont Ave SE
Suite 1702 West Tower
Atlanta, GA, 30334-9032
404-232-2500
http://www.gapsc.com/

Guam, US Territory

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Administrator Certificate license/certificate from Guam, US Territory. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Licensure with Deficiencies

Based upon a review of the regulations on 05/13/2020, graduates from this program may obtain a license in the state. This state allows graduates from this program to obtain a license with specific deficiencies. The license provided will include additional conditions which the state requires the applicant to meet to maintain licensure. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs. The state contact information and any known additional coursework and/or training which will be required after licensure are outlined below.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Guam Commission for Educator Certification requires any applicant issued an Educational Professional Certificate to complete a course in Guam History. This three (3) semester credit course in Guam History must be completed within the first year of certification. Coursework will need to be taken outside of GCU's program to meet this requirement. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for the state or territory in which they are applying for licensure.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Guam Commission for Educator Certification requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Professional I Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional three years of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Guam.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Guam Commission for Educator Certification
303 University Drive SOE Bldg
Room 105
Mangilao, GU, 96913
671-735-2554
http://francamacho@gcec.guam.gov

Hawaii

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a K-12 School Level Administrator License license/certificate from Hawaii. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/26/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Hawaii Department of Education requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional three (3) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Hawaii.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the agency in the state in which they wish to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. The agency to contact is:

Hawaii Department of Education
1390 Miller St.
Honolulu, HI, 96813
808-586-3230
http://doe.k12.hi.us/

Idaho

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Interim Administrator Certificate license/certificate from Idaho. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/29/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Idaho Department of Education will issue a three-year, non-renewable interim certificate to those who qualify under reciprocity. The following state-specific coursework requirements will need to be met prior to the expiration of the interim certificate. The IDDOE requires all Idaho teachers working on interim certificates to complete a state board approved Idaho Comprehensive Literacy course or assessment to meet a one-time requirement for full certification.

In addition, the Idaho Department of Education requires all Idaho teachers or administrators working on interim certificates, with an All Subjects (K-8) endorsement, any mathematics endorsement, Exceptional Child Generalist endorsement, Blended Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education endorsement, or Administrator certificate, must complete a state board approved Mathematical Thinking for Instruction, or another State Department of Education approved alternative course, as a one-time requirement for full certification.

In addition, the Idaho Department of Education requires out-of-state applicants to be reviewed by the hiring district for technology deficiencies and may be required to take technology courses to improve their technology skills. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for the state in which they are applying for licensure.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Idaho Department of Education requires four (4) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator Certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need two additional years of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator Certificate in Idaho.


Field Placement Requirements

The Idaho State Department of Education requires student teachers or any postsecondary candidates who have unsupervised contact with students in a public K-12 setting, complete a background check. This background check needs to be completed before internship can begin. The steps to applying for an Idaho background check are:
1. Request a fingerprint card, either via e-mail or picking one up from the Idaho State Department of Education.
2. Once the fingerprint packet is received, take the fingerprint card to the local police department or sheriff’s office to have prints rolled.
3. Then, submit the fingerprint packet with the following information to the Idaho Department of Education:
a. Background Investigation Check Form
b. State Department of Education Fingerprint Card
c. Fingerprint Processing fee
d. Initialed Instructions for Handling Fingerprint Cards form
e. Signed Noncriminal Justice Applicant Privacy Statement form

Students will need to complete an internship placement in a K-12 school setting to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Idaho Department of Education
650 West State Street
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID, 83702-0027
208-332-6882
http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/teacher_certification/

Illinois

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Professional Educator License license/certificate from Illinois. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/28/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

Illinois COE Additional Coursework Requirement
The Illinois State Board of Education requires completion of coursework in the methods of instruction of the exceptional child in cross categorical special education as well as completion of coursework in the methods of reading and reading in the content area. Individuals who do not have this requirement met prior to applying for certification in Illinois will not be able to qualify for a Principal endorsement. Individuals may have taken coursework that meets these requirements in their undergraduate degree or from another institution. The individual understands the deficient coursework will be taken outside their program of study.


Professional Experience Requirements

Illinois COE Additional Teaching Experience Requirement
The Illinois State Board of Education requires four (4) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal endorsement. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional two (2) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal endorsement in Illinois.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Illinois State Board of Education
Educator Certification Division
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL, 62777-0001
217-782-4321
http://www.isbe.net/

Indiana

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Building Level Administrator license/certificate from Indiana. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/02/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Training Requirements

Indiana COE Additional Training Requirement
The Indiana Department of Education requires an individual to complete education and training on the prevention of child suicide and the recognition of signs that a individual may be considering suicide. An initial teaching license (includes instructional, individual services and administrative licenses) will not be issued unless this requirement is met. The Indiana Department of Education also requires completion of CPR/AED/Heimlich certification within one (1) year of receiving an Indiana license. CPR-Heimlich Maneuver training may be delivered primarily online, but it must include a ""hands-on"" training/demonstration component with a mannequin.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Indiana Department of Education
115 W Washington St.
South Tower, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
317-232-6610
http://www.doe.in.gov/

Iowa

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Administrator Exchange License license/certificate from Iowa. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/25/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

Additional coursework may be required. The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners requires all licensure applicants to go through an individual transcript review. Upon completion of the transcript review, applicants will be informed of any deficiencies on a case by case basis. Some coursework outside of GCU's program may be required.

In addition, the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners requires applicants of Administrator licensure complete an approved evaluator course. The course, iEvaluate 1.2 is offered online and registration can be found at: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com. This course is offered outside of GCU's program. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet their state's requirements.


Additional Training Requirements

The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners requires applicants to complete Mandatory Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Reporter Training. This training is not included in the GCU program of study. Verification of the completed training must be presented when applying for licensure . The mandatroy training is offered for free online at the following website: https://dhs.iowa.gov/child-welfare/mandatoryreporter. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and meet the training requirements for their state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator Exchange License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Iowa.


Field Placement Requirements

The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners requires applicants of administrator licensure complete field experiences in both elementary and secondary school administration as well as special education administration.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th St., 3rd Floor
Des Moines, IA, 50319-0147
515-281-3245
http://www.boee.iowa.gov/#a

Kansas

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial School Leadership License license/certificate from Kansas. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/30/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Kansas Department of Education requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Initial Out-of-State Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional three (3) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Kansas.


Field Placement Requirements

The Kansas Department of Education requires each individual that is serving as a student teacher or intern in an accredited or approved teacher educational agency in Kansas to hold a valid student-teacher certificate. The student teaching certificate can be obtained from the college or university the student is completing a teacher preparation program. The student must be recommended to student teach by completing all requirements put forth by their college or university. The student should file a valid student-teacher certificate with their college or university that will be returned to them upon completion of student teaching. The copy of the student-teacher certificate shall be filed with the state board of education and with the teacher education institution.

Students will need to complete an internship placement in a K-12 school setting to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Kansas State Department of Education - Teacher License
900 SW Jackson Street
Landon State Office Building Suite #102
Topeka, KS, 66612
785-296-2288
http://www.ksde.org/

Kentucky

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a license/certificate from Kentucky. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/07/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Accreditation Requirements

The Kentucky Educator Professional Standards Board requires educator preparation programs to be regionally and NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) accredited. Grand Canyon University's initial teacher licensure programs are nationally accredited through AAQEP (Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation), however, this accrediting body has not been recognized by KEPSB at this time.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board
300 Sower Blvd
Frankfort, KY, 40601
502-564-5846
http://www.kyepsb.net/

Louisiana

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Elementary or Secondary School Principal Add-on license/certificate from Louisiana. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/15/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Louisiana Department of Education requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Provisional Principal Endorsement. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional three years of teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal Endorsement in Louisiana.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Louisiana Department of Education
PO Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA, 70804-9064
877-453-2721
https://www.teachlouisiana.net/Default.aspx

Maine

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Building Administrator Certificate license/certificate from Maine. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/08/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

Maine COE Additional Special Education Coursework Requirement
The Maine State Board of Education requires completion of three (3) semester hours in Special Education law as well as a course in “Teaching Exceptional individuals in the Regular Classroom” Individuals who do not have this requirement met prior to applying for certification in Maine will not be able to qualify for a Building Administrator certificate. Individuals may have taken coursework that meets these requirements in their undergraduate degree or from another institution.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Maine Department of Education-Certification Office
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME, 04333-0023
207-624-6600
http://www.maine.gov/education/

Maryland

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Administrator I Certificate license/certificate from Maryland. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/06/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

Maryland COE Additional Special Education Coursework Requirement
The Maryland State Department of Education requires individuals who apply for certification in an administrative area to submit three (3) semester hours of coursework in special education. Grand Canyon University's Master of Education in Educational Administration program does not include special education coursework. Individuals are expected to complete a special education course that is outside their program of study. This course must be completed prior to applying for certification in Maryland. Individuals may have taken coursework that meets this requirement in their undergraduate degree or from another institution.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201-2595
410-767-0406
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/Pages/default.aspx

Massachusetts

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a School Principal License license/certificate from Massachusetts. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/09/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

MA SEI Requirement
Individuals applying for an initial license in Massachusetts must obtain the SEI endorsement. Grand Canyon University’s ESL courses do not align to Massachusetts standards or laws pertaining to English language learners. Individuals may be issued a Provisional license if they have not met the SEI requirement. The SEI requirement can be met through one of the following options: 1) completing a Massachusetts Dept. of Education approved course or 2) passing the MTEL SEI exam. It is the student’s responsibility to contact their state department of education regarding certification requirements in their state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires an administrative internship of 500 hours in the principal or assistant principal role and at the level of the license sought. Grand Canyon University's Master of Education in Educational Administration program's internship course is only 270 hours. Student's will need to accumulate an additional 230 clock hours to meet Massachusetts internship hour requirement.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street
Malden, MA, 02148-4906
781-338-6600
http://www.doe.mass.edu/

Michigan

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Elementary & Secondary Administrator K-12 license/certificate from Michigan. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/14/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Training Requirements

Michigan COE Additional Training Requirement
The Michigan Department of Education requires an individual to complete a course approved by the department in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including a test demonstration on a mannequin, and has successfully completed instruction approved by the department in foreign body airway obstruction management, and holds valid certification in these topics issued by the American red cross, American heart association, or a comparable organization or institution approved by the department. Coursework must include first aid, adult CPR, and child CPR. This coursework may be offered by the the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Red Cross (ARC), American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI), the Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI), the Safety Council of Southeast Michigan (SCSM), the Lansing Area Safety Council (LASC), or Medic First Aid (MFA).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Michigan Department of Education
608 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI, 48909
517-373-3324
http://www.michigan.gov/mde

Minnesota

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Administrator license/certificate from Minnesota. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Licensure with Deficiencies

Based upon a review of the regulations on 05/29/2020, graduates from this program may obtain a license in the state. This state allows graduates from this program to obtain a license with specific deficiencies. The license provided will include additional conditions which the state requires the applicant to meet to maintain licensure. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs. The state contact information and any known additional coursework and/or training which will be required after licensure are outlined below.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Minnesota Department of Education requires all applicants of licensure to complete Human Relations Training. Human Relations Training is not a part of GCU's program and additional coursework will be needed. Applicants who completed programs outside of Minnesota will receive an initial license. Verification of completion of Human Relations Training will need to be submitted prior to the expiration of the initial license. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for their state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN, 55113
651-582-8200
http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/index.html

Mississippi

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Class AA License license/certificate from Mississippi. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/27/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Mississippi Department of Education requires applicants who are applying for an Administrator License to hold a Five-year Standard Educator License.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Mississippi Department of Education-Office of Educator Licensure
PO BOX 771
Jackson, MS, 39205-0771
601-359-3483
https://www.mdek12.org/OTL/OEL/K12

Missouri

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Administrator Certificate license/certificate from Missouri. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/20/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires the completion of the following coursework for an Initial Administrator Certificate:

- Completion of a course in Psychology/Education of the Exceptional Child;
- Field and Clinical Experiences- minimum of three hundred (300) clock hours

GCU's program does not include the above courses. When applying directly to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Education Administration Licensure, students may need to take additional coursework outside of GCU's program to meet coursework requirements. Additional coursework may no be needed when applying under reciprocity. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for their state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Initial Administrator Certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Missouri.


Field Placement Requirements

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires an Educational Administrative Internship be a minimum of 300 hours. The Master of Education in Educational Administration program contains a 270 hour internship. Students must complete an additional internship course to gain the additional 30 hours required. This course must appear on the Official Transcripts to receive an Initial Administrator Certificate in Missouri.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
PO BOX 480
Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0480
573-751-0051
http://dese.mo.gov/

Montana

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Class 3 Administrative License license/certificate from Montana. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Licensure with Deficiencies

Based upon a review of the regulations on 07/21/2020, graduates from this program may obtain a license in the state. This state allows graduates from this program to obtain a license with specific deficiencies. The license provided will include additional conditions which the state requires the applicant to meet to maintain licensure. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs. The state contact information and any known additional coursework and/or training which will be required after licensure are outlined below.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Montana Office of Public Instruction requires applicant of a K-12 Principal Endorsement have completed three semester credits of Montana School Law. Depending on prior coursework, applicants may be deficient in this area. Applicants may still qualify for a Provisional License and complete the above course requirement before the Provisional License expires.


Additional Training Requirements

The Montana Office of Public Instruction requires that all applicants verify completion of the on-line course "An Introduction to Indian Education for All in Montana". Documentation for course completion must be shown at time of application. The above course is offered for free online at: https://learninghub.mrooms.net/course/index.php?categoryid=105


Professional Experience Requirements

The Montana Office of Public Instruction requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Class 3 Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Montana.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Montana Office of Public Instruction
1201 11th Ave 1st Floor
PO BOX 202501
Helena, MT, 59620-2501
406-444-3150
https://opi.mt.gov/Educators/Licensure/Become-a-Licensed-Montana-Educator

Nebraska

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Principal Endorsement license/certificate from Nebraska. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Licensure with Deficiencies

Based upon a review of the regulations on 05/11/2020, graduates from this program may obtain a license in the state. This state allows graduates from this program to obtain a license with specific deficiencies. The license provided will include additional conditions which the state requires the applicant to meet to maintain licensure. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs. The state contact information and any known additional coursework and/or training which will be required after licensure are outlined below.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Nebraska Department of Education requires those seeking a Principal Endorsement at a grade range different from their Teaching Endorsement, must complete a minimum of nine (9) additional credit hours. The nine (9) additional credit hours must have a focus of the new grade range. Students who are seeking a Principal Endorsement at a grade range different from their Teaching Endorsement will have additional coursework outside of GCU's program. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet their state's coursework requirements.

In addition, The Nebraska Department of Education requires Human Relations Training and a Special Education requirement for any person seeking certification in Nebraska

The Human Relations Training Requirements can be met in any of the following ways:

1. Take one of the pre-approved courses,
2. Take an educational course dealing with diversity in the classroom from a state approved teacher education institution and the course does not appear on the list of pre-approved courses, OR
3. Employment experience(s) which provided an opportunity to acquire the six skills to meet the Human Relations Training requirement and can verify acceptable employment experiences by writing a narrative that addresses each of the six skills.

A Temporary Permit, valid for six months, will be issued if the Human Relations Training Requirement is not met.

The Special Education Requirement can be met in any of the following ways:

1. Complete a special education course at an approved teacher education institution that addressed exceptional child in the classroom,
2. Employment experiences which provided an opportunity to acquire the five skills required and can verify acceptable employment experiences in which the required five skills were obtained and write a narrative that addresses each of the five skills, OR
3. Applicant has not met this requirement and may be eligible for a Provisional permit.

It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and meet the training requirements for their state.


Field Placement Requirements

GCU's program meets or exceeds the state-specific requirements for this section. Please review the requirements specified in the Field Experience Manual.

Students will need to complete an internship in a K-12 school setting to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Nebraska Department of Education
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE, 68509-4987
402-471-0739
http://www.education.ne.gov/index.html

Nevada

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Administrator License license/certificate from Nevada. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/04/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Nevada Department of Education requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Initial Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Nevada.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Nevada Department of Education
2080 E. Flamingo Rd
Suite 210
Las Vegas, NV, 89119
702-486-6458
http://nde.doe.nv.gov/

New Hampshire

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Principal Instructional Leader license/certificate from New Hampshire. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/07/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

New Hampshire COE Additional Teaching Experience Requirement
The New Hampshire Department of Education requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal Instructional Leader certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. individuals will need an additional three (3) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal Instructional Leader certificate in New Hampshire.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH, 03301-3494
603-271-2409
http://www.education.nh.gov/index.htm

New Jersey

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility license/certificate from New Jersey. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/01/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

New Jersey Educational Administration Program Disclaimer
The state of New Jersey requires 30 semester hours of educational administration coursework in order for a candidate to qualify for a Principal certificate. Internship courses are not counted towards the 30 semester hours. Therefore, the Master of Education in Educational Administration program is three credits short of this threshold. The fastest way for New Jersey residents in the M.Ed. in Educational Administration program to qualify for a New Jersey Principal certificate is to certify through Arizona first, and then seek their Principal certificate in New Jersey through reciprocity.


Additional Training Requirements

New Jersey COE Additional Training Requirement
The New Jersey Department of Education requires an examination in physiology, hygiene and substance abuse issues. This requirement may be completed by presenting evidence of basic military training; OR by completing a course such as biology, health or nutrition that appears on a regionally accredited two- or four-year college or university transcript; OR by completing a 35-question true/false test administered in the county office of education. Individuals must meet this requirement prior to applying for certification.


Professional Experience Requirements

New Jersey COE Additional Teaching Experience Requirement
The New Jersey Department of Education requires five (5) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional three (3) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for a Principal certificate in New Jersey.


Field Placement Requirements

The New Jersey Department of Education requires an Educational Administrative Internship be a minimum of 300 hours. The Master of Education in Educational Administration program contains a 270 hour internship. Students must complete an additional internship course to gain the additional 30 hours required. This course must appear on the Official Transcripts to become certified as a Principal in New Jersey. More information can be found on the New Jersey Department of Education website at http://www.state.nj.us/education/.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New Jersey Department of Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ, 08625-0500
609-292-2070
http://www.nj.gov/education/

New Mexico

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Educational Administrator Licensure license/certificate from New Mexico. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/04/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New Mexico Public Education Department
300 Don Gaspar
Santa Fe, NM, 87501
505-827-4296
http://www.ped.state.nm.us/

New York

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a School Building Leader license/certificate from New York. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Transcript Review Required

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/14/2020, an individual applicant’s transcripts are reviewed by the state to determine if the educational requirements for licensure have been met. In addition to educational attainment, the professional licensing agency may consider the applicant’s professional experience, level of educational attainment, background, criminal record, exam scores, etc., to determine if the individual applying for licensure meets the state requirements. Therefore, only the state can determine if the individual graduate meets the requirements for licensure. As a result, GCU cannot make that determination for the state. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs.


Additional Training Requirements

New York COE Additional Training Requirement
The New York State Education Department requires individuals complete study in child abuse identification and school violence prevention and intervention. (2 clock hours)
The New York State Education Department requires individuals also complete study or training in the needs of children with autism from a provider approved by the New York State Education Department.
The New York State Education Department requires individuals also complete six (6) clock hours of coursework or training in harassment, bullying and discrimination prevention and intervention as stated under the Dignity for All individuals Act (DASA).
The trainings outlined above must be completed prior to applying for certification in New York.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

New York State Education Department - Teacher License
89 Washington Avenue 5N EB
Albany, NY, 12234
518-474-3901
http://www.nysed.gov/

North Carolina

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a School Administrator-Principal license/certificate from North Carolina. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 03/27/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
6302 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC, 27699-6302
919-807-3310
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/licensure/

North Dakota

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Provisional Administrator License license/certificate from North Dakota. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/29/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board requires students applying for a Principal Credential to have one of the courses below:

- Elementary School Curriculum - For the Elementary Principal License
-OR-
- Secondary School Curriculum - For the Secondary Principal License

If a student is seeking licensure in both the Elementary and Secondary levels, both courses would need to be taken. Students will need to take additional coursework outside of GCU's program in order to meet the requirement. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for their state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Provisional Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in North Dakota.


Field Placement Requirements

Students will need to complete an internship placement in either grades 1-8 or 5-12, depending on the grade range desired for licensure, to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
2718 Gateway Avenue
Suite 204
Bismarck, ND, 58503-0585
701-328-9641
http://www.nd.gov/espb/

Northern Mariana Islands

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Basic I School Administrator License license/certificate from Northern Mariana Islands. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/21/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Certification and Licensure Office requires applicants of a Professional School Administrator License to complete prescribed coursework. Coursework from GCU's Master of Education in Educational Administrator program will meet some, but not all of the coursework requirements for a Professional School Administrator License. Applicants may need to complete the following courses outside of GCU's program:

-One course in School Personnel
-One course in Facilitative Leadership Seminar

When applying for School Administrative Licensure, applicants will be granted a Basic I School Administrator License which is valid for two (2) years. Applicants will need to complete the above coursework before the Basic I license expires to be eligible for a Professional License. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for the location in which they are applying for licensure.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Certification and Licensure Office requires ten (10) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Professional Administrator License. The Professional Administrator License is the second tier of licensure for Administrator Licensure. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MEd in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional eight (8) years of teaching experience in order to qualify for a Professional Administrator License in the Northern Mariana Islands.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Northern Marianas Department of Education CNMI Public School System
CNMI Public School System- Certification and Licensure Office
Bwughos Street, Susupe PO Box 501370
Saipan, MP, 96950-1250
1-670-237-3027
http://www.cnmipss.org

Ohio

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Professional Administrator License license/certificate from Ohio. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/15/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Ohio Department of Education
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH, 43215-4183
614-466-3593
http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDefaultPage.aspx?page=1

Oklahoma

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Principal Licensure license/certificate from Oklahoma. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/26/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Field Placement Requirements

Students will need to complete an internship placement in grades Kindergarten-8 or 6-12, depending on desired grade range of certification, to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Oklahoma Department of Education
2500 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oliver Hodge Building
Oklahoma City, OK, 73105-4599
405-521-3337
http://sde.ok.gov

Oregon

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Reciprocal Administrator License license/certificate from Oregon. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/08/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission requires all applicants of Administrative Licensure to have completed coursework in Oregon School Law and Finance. Students will need to take additional coursework outside of GCU's program in order to meet the requirement. Students will receive a Reciprocal Administrator License valid for eighteen (18) months to allow time to complete the prescribed coursework. Prior to the expiration of the reciprocal license, verification of completion of the prescribed coursework must be shown. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for their state.


Additional Training Requirements

The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission requires all applicants to take and pass the exam "Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment". When applying to the Oregon Department of Education via reciprocity, the student will receive a Reciprocal Teaching License. Student must show verification a passing score on the above exam before the expiration of the Reciprocal Teaching License. The Reciprocal Teaching License is good for one year from the date of issue. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and meet the training requirements for their state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Reciprocal Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Oregon.


Field Placement Requirements

GCU's program meets or exceeds the state-specific requirements for this section. Please review the requirements specified in the Field Experience Manual.


An Oregon fingerprint clearance/background check needs to be completed before internship can begin. Oregon law requires student teachers, educators, school nurses and out-of-state student teachers in Oregon schools to be fingerprinted. Fingerprinting includes both an Oregon State Police (OSP) and FBI background check. Background checks take place once fingerprints have been taken at a Fieldprint office. Fingerprints are valid for 3 years from the fingerprint clearance date.

1. Enroll on Fieldprint’s website
2. Enter the information required by the state of Oregon onto Fieldprint’s website.
- Entering this information upon enrollment means this information will not need to be collected again at the time of fingerprinting.
3. Schedule an appointment online by choosing the date, time and nearest Fieldprint location
4. When arriving for the appointment bring:
a. The appointment number
b. Two forms of ID such as a driver’s license or passport
5. Fingerprints are collected electronically
6. Fingerprints are submitted to the state by FieldPrint

Students need to complete an internship in a K-12 school setting to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
250 Division St. NE
Salem, OR, 97301-1012
503-378-3586
http://www.oregon.gov/TSPC/Pages/index.aspx

Pennsylvania

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Principal Certificate license/certificate from Pennsylvania. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 03/31/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the agency in the state in which they wish to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. The agency to contact is:

Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17126
717-787-3356
http://www.education.pa.gov

Puerto Rico

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a license/certificate from Puerto Rico. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Unable to Determine

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/21/2020, Grand Canyon University is unable to determine if completion of this program meets educational requirements for licensure in Puerto Rico. Applicants are advised to seek additional information from the relevant professional licensing agency in the location which they seek employment.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Puerto Rico Department of Education
PO Box 190759
San Juan, PR, 00919-0759
787-759-2000
https://www.de.pr.gov/

Rhode Island

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Building Level Administrator PK-12 license/certificate from Rhode Island. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/17/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Rhode Island Department of Education requires 300 hour educational administration internship. The Master of Education in Educational Administration program contains a 270 hour internship. Students must complete an additional internship course to gain the additional 30 hours required.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Rhode Island Department of Education
255 Westminster Street
Providence, RI, 02903
401-222-8893
http://www.ride.ri.gov/Default.aspx

South Carolina

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Elementary School Principal and Supervisor OR Secondary School Principal and Supervisor license/certificate from South Carolina. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/22/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC, 29201
803-896-0325
http://ed.sc.gov/

South Dakota

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Professional Administrator Certificate license/certificate from South Dakota. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/12/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The South Dakota Department of Education requires all applicants show verification of successful completion of an approved three-credit South Dakota Indian studies course. Students applying to the South Dakota Department of Education via reciprocity will be given a one year Provisional Certificate. The student is expected to complete the South Dakota Indian studies course before the expiration of the Provisional Certificate. For students applying directly to South Dakota Department of Education, all content exams as well as the South Indian Studies course will need to be completed before applying for certification. Students will need to take additional coursework outside of GCU's program in order to meet this requirement. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational requirements for their state.


Additional Training Requirements

The South Dakota Department of Education requires all applicants to show verification of successful completion of one clock hour of approved Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training. This training needs to be complete before applying for certification. Information on approved online Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training can be found on the SDDOE website at https://doe.sd.gov/suicideprevention/. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and meet the training requirements for their state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The South Dakota Department of Education requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Professional Administrator Certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in South Dakota.


Field Placement Requirements

Internship settings for the Master of Education in Educational Administration program must include a placement at the Elementary as well as the Secondary level in order to meet Internship requirements in South Dakota. Please work with your field experience counselor to ensure you have an Elementary Internship as well as a Secondary Internship in Educational Administration. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and meet the requirements for an Administrator license in their state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

South Dakota Department of Education
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD, 57501
605-773-3134
http://www.doe.sd.gov/

Tennessee

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Instructional Leader License license/certificate from Tennessee. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/18/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Tennessee Department of Education
Andrew Johnson Tower - 12th Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN, 37243
615-741-2731
http://www.tn.gov/education/

Texas

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Standard Principal Certificate license/certificate from Texas. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 07/17/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Additional Training Requirements

The Texas Education Agency requires all educators complete Suicide Prevention Training. Training for educators is funded by the State of Texas. Training may be completed by your school or district of hire. This may have already been completed with the district the individual currently works. It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of and meet the training requirements for their state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Texas Teacher Education Agency
William B. Travis Building
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX, 78701
512-936-8400
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/

Utah

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Professional Educator License license/certificate from Utah. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - Apply to state with valid AZ license

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 07/24/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements in this state. Graduates from this program are eligible to obtain a credential in this state, if they have first obtained a credential from the professional licensing agency in Arizona. Graduates in these states will be required to provide an Arizona credential that is free of deficiencies to this state licensing board as part of the application process. To do so, graduates will have to meet all Arizona requirements for licensure prior to seeking licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Utah State Board of Education requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Education Leadership License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Education Leadership License in Utah.


Field Placement Requirements

The Utah State Board of Education requires applicants of Education Leadership Licensure to have completed internship in both an elementary and secondary setting. A minimum of 150 hours of internship should be completed in each setting.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Utah State Board of Education
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-4200
801-538 7740
https://www.schools.utah.gov/

Vermont

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a School Principal license/certificate from Vermont. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 04/28/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Field Placement Requirements

The Vermont Agency of Education requires 300 hour educational administration internship in at two or more types of school settings . The Master of Education in Educational Administration program contains a 270 hour internship. Students must complete an additional internship course to gain the additional 30 hours required and have a two different internship placements at two types of school settings (i.e. elementary and secondary).


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Vermont Department of Education
219 North Main Street, Suite 402
Barre City Place
Barre, VT, 05641
802-479-1700
http://education.vermont.gov

Virgin Islands

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Professional Educator Class II Certificate license/certificate from Virgin Islands. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Transcript Review Required

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/19/2020, an individual applicant’s transcripts are reviewed by the state to determine if the educational requirements for licensure have been met. In addition to educational attainment, the professional licensing agency may consider the applicant’s professional experience, level of educational attainment, background, criminal record, exam scores, etc., to determine if the individual applying for licensure meets the state requirements. Therefore, only the state can determine if the individual graduate meets the requirements for licensure. As a result, GCU cannot make that determination for the state. Individuals with specific questions about this state’s process or regulations are advised to contact the state board to determine if the program will meet the individual’s needs.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The U.S. Virgin Islands requires a minimum of thirty (30) credits to include six (6) semester hours of special education and three (3) semester hours in educational technology to qualify for a Professional Educator Class II certificate. This program does not include six (6) semester hours of special education and three (3) semester hours in educational technology. Individuals will need to take this coursework out side of their program of study to fulfill this requirement in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The coursework must be at the graduate level.
In addition individuals must complete a course in Virgin Islands history within the first year of employment.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

The Virgin Islands Department of Education
PO Box 11900
60, 61 &62 Dronningens Gade
St. Thomas, VI, 00801
340-774-4546
http://www.vide.vi/

Virginia

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Level I Administrator license/certificate from Virginia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Does Not Meet

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/12/2020, this program content does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in this state. Individuals may enroll in this program for general interest, however, the program will not lead to professional licensure in the state.


Additional Training Requirements

Virginia COE Additional Training Requirement
The Virginia Department of Education requires evidence of completion of certification or training in
■Emergency first aid
■Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
■The use of automated external defibrillators (AED)
The certification or training program must be based on the current national evidence-based emergency cardiovascular care guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator, such as a program developed by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

In addition, all individuals seeking initial licensure – as well as license renewal – are required to complete a child abuse recognition and intervention course that meets Board of Education approved guidelines.

The Virginia Department of Education also requires every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license shall complete awareness training, provided by VDOE, on the indicators of dyslexia, as that term is defined by the board pursuant to regulations, and the evidence-based interventions and accommodations for dyslexia. This module is accessible from PCs and Mac computers.
The trainings listed above must be completed prior to applying for certification in Virginia.


Field Placement Requirements

Virginia COE Educational Administration Internship Requirement
The Virginia Department of Education requires 320 hours of deliberately structured and supervised internship that provides exposure to multiple sites (elementary, middle, high, central office, agency) with diverse student populations in order to qualify for a Level I Administrator license. Grand Canyon University's Educational Administration program only includes 270 clock hours of supervised internship. Students must complete an additional internship course to gain the additional fifty (50) hours required. This requirement must be met prior to applying for certification in Virginia.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Virginia Department of Education
PO BOX 2120
Richmond, VA, 23218
804-479-1700
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/index.shtml

Washington

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Residency Principal Certificate license/certificate from Washington. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/15/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction requires three (3) years full time teaching experience in order to qualify for a Residency Principal Certificate. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Principal Certificate in Washington.


Field Placement Requirements

Before any practicum can begin in Washington, students must apply for pre-residency clearance. Pre-residency clearance consists of program approval and submission of fingerprints for a background check. Two items will need to be requested from the university: verification of teacher program enrollment and an unofficial copy of transcripts. It may take up to a month to receive Pre-Residency Certification Clearance. There are two options for fingerprinting; fingerprint at an Educational Service District (ESD) or fingerprint at a law enforcement agency or private fingerprinting service.


Fingerprinting at an Educational Service District steps
1. Go to the Educational Service District and complete the electronic live scan fingerprint process.
2. Pay the fee.
3. The Educational Service District submits the fingerprints to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Fingerprinting at a law enforcement agency or a private fingerprinting service steps
1. Request a fingerprint card from oppfp@k12.wa.us or ESD.
2. Once a fingerprint card is received in a mail, bring the card to a private fingerprinting agency or law enforcement agency to be fingerprinted.
3. Mail the completed fingerprint card and the fee to:
OSPI
Attn: Fiscal Office
PO Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
4. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction scans the card and submits it to the Washington State Patrol.

Students will need to complete an internship placement in a K-12 school setting to meet the state's grade level requirements.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
600 Washington St. S.E.
P.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA, 98504-7200
360-725-6000
http://www.k12.wa.us/default.aspx

West Virginia

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Temporary Administrative Certificate license/certificate from West Virginia. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/13/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

West Virginia Department of Education
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 6 Room 304
Charleston, WV, 25305-0330
304-558-7010
http://wvde.state.wv.us/

Wisconsin

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a Initial Administrator License license/certificate from Wisconsin. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 05/28/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Professional Experience Requirements

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction requires six (6) semesters of full time teaching experience in order to qualify for an Initial Administrator License. Grand Canyon University's admission requirement for the MED in Educational Administration program is two years. Individuals will need an additional year of teaching experience in order to qualify for an Administrator License in Wisconsin.


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
125 S. Webster Street
P.O. Box 7841
Madison, WI, 53707-7841
800-441-4563
https://dpi.wi.gov/

Wyoming

Effective: July 30, 2020

Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The information below pertains to individuals intending to obtain a School Administrator Endorsement license/certificate from Wyoming. It will inform you of whether or not this program meets the educational requirements for this license in this state. This does not pertain to any other license issued by the state. Please be advised that state regulations and processes can change at any time, individuals are encouraged to monitor the state requirements for licensure throughout their education to ensure that the program will meet their intended career goals.


Meets - May directly certify

Based upon a review of the state’s regulations on 06/01/2020, this program appears to meet the educational requirements to directly certify for licensure in this state.


Additional Coursework Requirements

The Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (PTSB) requires applicants to demonstrate knowledge of the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions. This requirement can be met by completing two PTSB approved multiple choice exams. The U.S. and Wyoming Constitution PTSB approved exams may be taken at any Wyoming School district administration office or, at the applicant's request, may be taken digitally with the exam being sent via e-mail.

If the applicant does not want to complete the requirement by demonstrating knowledge through an exam, a course in U.S. History may be taken instead. GCU's programs do not include coursework in U.S. History, therefore, additional coursework will need to be completed outside of the program.

Verification of meeting this requirement, either through exams or coursework, must be shown at the time of initial licensure application. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of and meet the educational course requirements for their state. More information can be found at http://wyomingptsb.com/licensure/us-and-wyoming-constitution/


State Agency Contact Disclosure

Licensure and certification requirements vary by state and may differ based upon the prior education and experience of the individual. Students are advised to contact the agency in the state in which they intend to pursue licensure to determine/confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in that state. If you wish to review your state’s licensure and certification requirements, the agency contact in your current location is:

Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board
1920 Thomes Avenue
Suite 100
Cheyenne, WY, 82001
307-777-7291
http://ptsb.state.wy.us/

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