Students must complete 30 credit hours of sequential coursework, Illinois Teacher Evaluation Training, the Illinois Principal Content Exam, and a 6 credit hour internship in Educational Administration over two semesters and the summer of a calendar year.
The entire program can be completed in less than 2 ½ years. Please reference our concise overview of the 36 credit hour program for the course schedule, selected major topic areas, and course field experiences.
EAF 430 - Issues in Site-Level Leadership
EAF 431 - School Leadership and the Law
EAF 432 - Principal as Change Agent
EAF 433 - Leading Learning for Equity and Social Justice
EAF 434 - Supervision of Learning Environments
EAF 435 - Leadership for Stages of Mind
EAF 436 - Leadership for Diverse Learning Needs
EAF 437 - Assessment Data Systems
EAF 438 - Building Community Engagement through Collaboration
EAF 439 - Leading School Improvement Planning
After the courses listed above have been completed but before the Internship in Educational Administration begins, candidates must successfully complete: