Online Superintendent License
Kent State Online Superintendent Cohort
All coursework for the superintendent license takes place in an online format.
The superintendent license requires three years of experience in a position requiring a Principal or Administrative Specialist license. This license requires 18 hours of prescribed coursework. The superintendent license coursework includes a field experience as part of the 18 required hours. This license permits the holder to serve in any PK-12 administrative position with the exception of School Treasurer.
Summer (Semester 1):
EDAD 76515 Facilities Planning & Administration
EDAD 76522 School Finance & Economics
Fall (Semester 2):
EDAD 76747 Personnel
EDAD 76602 Leading for Social Justice
Spring (Semester 3):
EDAD 76534* The Superintendency
EDAD 76492* Internship in Educational Admin.
All coursework must be taken at Kent State University. Substitutions or modifications are considered on a case-by-case basis and must be approved in writing by the student's assigned advisor (degree students) or program coordinator (non-degree students), Dr. Christa Boske.
If you have questions about the superintendency on-line endorsement, cohort, or classes, please contact Dr. Joffrey Jones.
Concurrent Degree Program
Why not apply these licensure credits to your next degree?
Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Degree: It's only 30 credits beyond your Master's degree!
- This would enable you to receive the superintendent license and an Ed.S. degree with overlapping course work.
Doctorate (Ph.D.) Degree: It's only 56 credits beyond your Master's degree!
- This would enable you to receive the superintendent license and a Ph.D. degree with overlapping course work.
Ph.D. Plan of Study
To begin taking coursework in the Educational Administration program, your fist step is to become a Kent State University graduate student. Learn more about the different application options.
- If you are interested in licensure only, apply as a non-degree student.
- If you are interested in earning a license along with a degree, apply for your desired degree.
APPLY NOW to enroll in the Superintendent Online Cohort!