Ohio Superintendent's Licensure - Graduate Certificate
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Admission to the Ohio Superintendent's Licensure graduate certificate has been temporarily suspended as of fall 2020.
The Ohio Superintendent's Licensure graduate certificate is designed to meet the standards of the Educational Leadership Constituent's Council for preparation of district-level educational leadership. The Ohio superintendent license requires three years of experience in a position requiring a principal or administrative specialist license. This license permits the holder to serve in any school administrative position, pre-kindergarten to grade 12, with the exception of school treasurer.
Fully Offered At:
- Master's degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum 3.000 GPA
- Official transcript(s)
- Goal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.
Graduate Certificate Policy for the College of Education, Health and Human Services
- Students seeking a graduate certificate must maintain a minimum 3.000 grade point average. A graduate certificate student who receives a combination of more than 8 credit hours of B- or lower grades, or more than 4 credit hours of grades lower than C is subject to dismissal. Students who are unable to maintain academic standards of the College are subject to dismissal for academic reasons. Grades of C- or below are not counted toward completion of the certificate.
- Certificates must be completed within six years after the first graduate enrollment.
- No more than 2 credit hours of workshop may be used toward a certificate.
- Before being eligible to be awarded a Certificate, students must be admitted to the Certificate program.
- Students currently in a graduate degree program may also apply to a certificate program. Their degree seeking coursework may be applied to the certificate coursework with advisor approval. The courses must be completed within six years and satisfy certificate course requirements.
- Students who have a previous graduate degree and are not currently seeking another graduate degree may transfer a maximum 6 credit hours with advisor approval. These credits may include hours from another KSU program, or from another accredited institution, if the following conditions are met: (1) courses were at the graduate level; (2) a grade of "A" or "B" was earned; (3) credit will be less than six years old at the time the certificate is conferred at Kent; and (4) student was admitted as a graduate student at the time the course was taken.
- Some program areas may be more restrictive. Students are advised to consult their program.
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- 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).