The School Principal Certificate Program is intended for students who previously earned a master's degree and are interested in the New Jersey Principal Certificate of Eligibility (Endorsement Code: 0200). Students interested in the Master of Education in Educational Leadership can find additional information here.
The Educational Leadership program at William Paterson University has been conceived to be Different by Design by providing student choice allowing: a) rolling admissions, b) flexible program pacing from two to six years, c) 30 graduate credits of coursework aligned with the National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP) Program Recognition Standards, d) an authentic 300-hour internship in educational leadership, e) hybrid, online, and face-to-face learning platforms, and f) Saturday class meetings for hybrid courses. This flexible design is responsive to student needs to balance the demands of personal and professional time, finances, and family.
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Dr. Samuel Fancera Program Director, Department of Educational Leadership and Professional Studies firstname.lastname@example.org 973-720-3088
In addition to the University’s admission requirements:
Applicants who do not meet the grade point average or minimum admissions test requirements may supplement the portfolio with additional materials that support their academic and leadership potential for successful completion of this graduate program.
At the interview, you will be requested to complete a short writing sample demonstrating your ability to respond to a leadership prompt in a coherent well-articulated manner.
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