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Ohio Superintendent Licensure Certificate

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2019 OHIO SUPERINTENDENT LICENSURE CERTIFICATE COHORT BEGINS JUNE 10, 2019

Students must be admitted by June 1, 2019 for Summer start and August 15, 2019 for Fall start.

The online Ohio Superintendent Licensure Certificate program will begin June 2019 and run through May 2020. For Fall 2019 admittance, please contact Dr. Gornik or Dr. Cenker to discuss the course sequence and timeline. Tuition rate is $525 per credit hour plus a $12 per credit hour distance learning fee.  *Tuition is subject to change.

In order to take the courses required for the superintendent license all applicants must apply for admission into the Ohio Superintendent Licensure Certificate.  All courses required for the certificate are the same courses required for the license.  When you complete the 18 hours you will receive an Ohio Superintendent Licensure Certificate from Kent State University and will have earned the requirements to apply for the superintendent license from the State of Ohio.

Note:

All coursework for the Ohio Superintendent License Certificate 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 any Pre K-12 administrative position with the exception of School Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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  No spring admission.  Summer and fall admission only.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Kent State University's Superintendent's Licensure Cohort is an 18 credit on-line program designed to prepare future superintendents for leadership in the 21st Century.  The cohort features the latest research and theory, combined with an emphasis on practical experience.

SCHEDULE OF COURSES

All courses are 3 credits. Below outlines the traditional starting semester of summer. 

SUMMER (Semester 1)
(COURSES OFFERED CONCURRENTLY)

  • EDLE 6/76522 Public School Finance and Economics (5 weeks)
  • EDLE 6/76515 Facilities Planning and Administration (5 weeks)
FALL (Semester 2)
(COURSES OFFERED CONSECUTIVELY AS LISTED)

  • EDLE 6/76529 Leading for Justice (7.5 weeks)
  • EDLE 6/76747 Personnel (7.5 weeks)
SPRING (Semester 3)
(COURSES OFFERED CONCURRENTLY)

  • EDLE 6/76534* The Superintendency (7.5 weeks)
  • EDLE 6/76492** Internship in Educational Administration (15 weeks)

*At least 1 course from summer or fall is required prior to taking The Superintendency.
**To be completed at the end of the course workload.

All coursework must be taken at Kent State University.  Substitutions or modifications are considered on a case-by-case basis and must be approved by the certificate coordinator Dr. Rosemary Gornik.
 

CONCURRENT DEGREE PROGRAM

In order to apply all 18 hours of the Ohio Superintendent Licensure Certificate courses, you will need to be accepted into the Educational Leadership K-12 Ed.S. or Ph.D. program before you have completed 12 hours. Visit Educational Leadership K-12 to learn more.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Academic Program Contact
Dr. Rosemary Gornik
rgornik@kent.edu
330-672-0630

Graduate Admission Contact
Dr. Mandy Cenker
mcenker@kent.edu
330-672-0537