Principal Admissions

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a valid teacher certification for any grade P-12,
  • Have successfully completed three years of full-time teaching experience,
  • Have successfully completed a master’s degree in education with a total cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale,

  • Have official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (verbal, quantitative, and analytic writing),

  • Have a 2.75 GPA for all undergraduate course work and a 3.0 GPA for all graduate course work,

  • Obtain four professional references,
  • Submit two writing sample required for admission, and
  • Have received a positive recommendation for admissions from the UK Department of Educational Leadership Studies Admissions Review Committee.

Program Exit Requirements

  • A 3.00 GPA on a 4.0 scale at the end of the program
  • Successfully complete the Level I and II portfolio reviews

Certification Requirements

  • A master's degree
  • Three years teaching experience, and
  • Successful completion of all program requirements.