Principal Professional Certificate

To be considered for admission to the Standard Principal Certification program, the applicant must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Submit an online application via applytexas.org to the TAMIU Graduate School.
  2. Pay the application fee.
  3. Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. Official transcripts from TAMIU do not need to be submitted.
  4. Hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 SCH.
  5. Submit verification of minimum scaled scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language internet- Based Test (TOEFL iBT) of 24 for speaking, 22 for listening, 22 for reading, and 21 for writing or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to evidence English language proficiency if your undergraduate or graduate degree was not earned at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or at an institution of higher education in a country outside of the United States as listed http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/sbecrules/tac/chapter230/19_0230_0011-1.pdf
  6. Complete the College of Education application.
  7. Submit the FERPA Form.
  8. Submit the Code of Ethics Form.
  9. Possess Texas Teacher Certification (any field).
  10. Possess two years of teaching experience.
  11. Submit a copy of your teacher certification.
  12. Submit a copy of your teacher service record (it can be obtained from your district Human Resources office).
  13. Complete the Texas A&M International College of Education On-line Screening Survey (students must complete the survey within the first 30 days of their admittance).
Coursework
EDAM 5301School Administration3
EDAM 5320Principalship3
EDAM 5322Public School Law3
EDAM 5327Adv Probs in Supervision3
EDAM 5337School Admin Practicum3
Total Semester Credit Hours15