It is possible to complete the 30-credit master’s degree program in Teaching and Curriculum in combination with the K-12 Principal’s Certification. Those interested in doing so would need to be admitted to both the Teaching and Curriculum program as well as to the Principal Certification program. Core course requirements in Teaching and Curriculum include 18 credits. The other 12 required credits are electives, all of which are fulfilled in the Principal Certification program.
Certification candidates must meet Qualifying Scores in effect at the time their application is received by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Effective April 2, 2012, a Qualifying Score of 163 has been established for School Leadership Licensure Assessment - SLLA 6011. For additional information, please visit the Educational Testing Services web site. The fee for this four-hour exam is $425.00. The PDE certification application for all new certificates is $125.00