Superintendent Certificate

College of Education and Human Development

superintendent certification

Superintendent Certificate

Start your next career step here.

The Superintendency Certification Program emphasizes the knowledge and skills for prospective district-level administrators to succeed in the 21st century.

  • Complete your 15 credits in 9 months, or apply them to a doctorate in Educational Leadership.
  • Balance class and practicum experience while continuing your work responsibilities in our cohort model designed for working professionals.

Join our information session June 22 (pdf)

Domestic Students:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
June 1 October 15 April 15 May 15

Last deadline for receipt of complete applications:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
August 10 January 10 May 15 June 15

International Students:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
May 1 September 1 February 1 February 1

Application requirements

Complete Application for Admission:
  • Apply for Admission via Apply Texas Application
  • An applicant may defer admission to an earlier/later semester. Applications are valid for one year. One deferral is allowed per application.
Application fee:
  • $50 for US citizen, $70 for International Students

Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for a different program will be required to submit a new application. The application processing fee is required for each application submitted.

Requirements:

Application requirements specific to this program :

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or University attended (International applicants will be required to submit relevant International transcripts)
  • The student must have a master's degree
  • Must have principal certification or Texas Education Agency approval for district leadership experience in lieu of principal certification

*Please allow 3-5 business days to receive Student ID before submitting additional supporting documents.

Submit all supporting documents online.

Superintendent Certificate Required Courses

EDAD 5361 - Current Topics: Focus On Law and Facilities

OR

EDAD 6361 - Current Topics: Focus on Law and Facilities

3 credits
3 credits

EDAD 5367 - Public School Finance

OR

EDAD 6367 - Public School Finance

3 credits
3 credits

EDAD 5368 - School Public Relations

OR

EDAD 6368 - School Public Relations

3 credits
3 credits

EDAD 5369 - The School Superintendency

OR

EDAD 6369 - The School Superintendency

3 credits
3 credits

EDAD 5398 - Practicum in the School Superintendency

OR

EDAD 6398 - Practicum in the School Superintendency

3 credits
3 credits
For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the Business Office's website.

If you'd like to learn more about the College of Education and Human Development, please visit our website.

Contact for More Information:

Dr. Scott Elliff

6300 Ocean Drive Unit 5820
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5820
Office : 361-825-4637
doyne.elliff@tamucc.edu