To earn the master’s degree with a major in educational leadership, and acquire the academic preparation for an Indiana Building Level Administrator License, you must satisfactorily complete the following 36 - credit hour program:
At least 21 of the 36 total credits toward the MS Ed. must be completed at IPFW.
To qualify for the Indiana license:
To qualify for the Indiana Building Level Administrator license, you must also do the following:
Pass the Indiana Teacher Licensing Test-(039) School Administrator-Building Level;
Provide a letter from your superintendent stating that you have at least two years of full-time teaching experience under a valid license;
Proof of approved certification in CPR/AED;
Proof of suicide prevention training;
Complete an exit interview and receive recommendation from Educational Leadership faculty.
Educational Leadership - Cohort Option
Educational Leadership students may choose to complete the 36 credit M.S.Ed. program cohort option. Students in this program may select a fall or spring start date. The focus of this program is preparation for an Indiana Building Level Administrator license for the State of Indiana. For more information on this cohort option, please contact the College of Education and Public Policy at 260-481-6926 or 260-481-6861.