Why PLU?

  • Low residency program design: offers in-person opportunities balanced with the intensive roles of current school leaders.
  • Program length: can earn the Superintendent Certificate in 15 months.
  • Strong reputation: proven track record with teacher and principal preparation.
  • Focus on educational leadership in P12 schools, especially equity-minded instructional leadership.
  • Job-embedded coursework.
  • Non-dissertation based: students will complete a superintendent certification portfolio and two applied projects that allow candidates to engage in advanced leadership while showing an impact on the school system and students they serve.
  • Competitive tuition rate: $58,500 in tuition for the full degree and certification.

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