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The Add-on Licensure (AOL) Program is a non-degree program that prepares students to meet the North Carolina State Requirements for principal licensure. Candidates must hold a master's degree in education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and have completed three years of classroom teaching or have experience in a related area such as media specialist, guidance counselor or technology facilitator. The 24 semester hour program includes the 9 hours of school-based courses.
Add-on Licensure Program of Study
- LSA 5030 The Principalship (must take first) (3)
- LSA 5820 Theory & Development in Educational Organizations (3)
- LSA 5910/5900 School-based Action Research Leadership Evidences or School Administration and Supervision Internship/ Practicum (3 semesters) (9)
- LSA 5400 Developing and Managing Resources in Schools (3)
- RES 5080 Data-Driven School Leadership or RES 5070 School Based Eval & School Improvement Planning (3)
- LSA 5600 School Law (3)
Applicants for the add on licensure program must:
- Hold a master's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA from a regionally accredited institution;
- Have at least three years of successful teaching experience or successful experience in another related area of public school work (e.g. counseling, media specialist, etc.);
- Hold a valid license to teach and/or practice one of the other educational specialties in NC public schools; and
- Apply for admission and be accepted into the ASU Graduate School;
- *Note: GRE scores are waived for the add-on licensure program and are not required for admission.
This program requires three 3-semester-hour school-based practium research courses. Students are required to have at least 200 hours of school/school system-based supervised experiences for each internship course. The school-based research practica are intended to help students learn first-hand about the demands, skills and issues involved in the work of assistant principals and principals. These experiences directed, substantive learning experiences mutually designed the student, school administator and university professor.
The program is designed to be completed in four semesters. Six semester hours (two courses) are offered in each cohort each semester.
If you would like to be on the e-mail list to be notified of upcoming cohorts in your area as well as recruitment and informational meetings, you should contact Lindsay Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org in the Distance Education Office. For information about the program, contact Dr. Roma Angel email@example.com, Director of Educational and School Administration Programs.