Graduate Certificates

Administrative Licensure Programs of Study

The Educational Leadership Program is proud to provide an avenue to licensure for future dynamic school and district administrators. The Arkansas Department of Education recognizes the following three administrator licenses:

Building Level Administrator - P-12 / Assistant Principal, Vice Principal, or Principal

Curriculum/Program Administrator - School leader who is responsible for program development and administration, and/or employment evaluation decisions

District Level Administrator - P-12 / Assistant Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, or Superintendent

At the University of Arkansas, the Building Level Administrator is embedded in the Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership, while the District Level Administrator is embedded in the Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership.

For more information, please view the Educational Leadership Licensure Handbook.