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Educator Preparation Program

Adams State University

Initial Principal Licensure

The two-year Master of Arts in Education/Initial Principal Licensure program is designed to equip qualified and experienced educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume leadership positions in schools -- particularly those of program supervisor/director and building principal or assistant principal.

Studies include: leadership, school management, law and finance. The program emphasizes the role of a school leader as collaborator and creator of a supportive and stimulating environment for students and teachers.

Four internships are required for the educational leadership program: three are taken concurrently with your first three full terms (fall, spring, fall) in an alternative school site along with your cognate coursework --secondary teachers will be in an elementary setting and elementary teachers will be in a secondary setting to meet the K-12 licensure requirements; the fourth internship will be taken along at the end of your cognate coursework in your own school This final internship will be in conjunction with the capstone project.

Pathway Type:

Initial Licensure: Masters

Course Format:



13-24 months

Region(s) Served:


Contact Information:

Curtis Garcia



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: Adams State University

Endorsement Area(s):

  • Principal

To request a change to this program pathway, copy the following pathway reference id and submit a change request form.

Pathway Reference ID: 69674