Admission Requirements

  1. Have completed a master’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body. The degree must be veri ed on o cial transcripts sent directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  2. Be currently employed in or have access to a P-12 public or nonpublic school in which the principal is willing to serve as a mentor for the internship phase of the program. Submission of a completed internship agreement with a building principal will be required prior to the start of the internship phase.
  3. Hold a current or recently expired teaching license.
  4. Have a minimum of two years of teaching experience.
  5. Submit letters of recommendation from two school leaders (superintendent, principal, or assistant principal) who are qualified to judge the applicant’s knowledge, skills, and dispositions in relation to pursuing a P-12 Building Level Administrator’s license.
  6. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in graduate level courses.

Out-of-State Applicants

Successful completion of the IWU Principal Licensure Program (PLP) and attendant licensing requirements results in the candidate being recommended to the Indiana Department of Education’s Office of Educational Licensing and Development (OELD) for an Indiana Building Level Administrator’s (P-12) license. Applicants who seek administrative licensure in states other than Indiana bear the responsibility to determine whether completion of the IWU Principal Licensure Program will meet the academic and assessment requirements of the state in which licensure is sought.

Program Completion Requirements

  1. A minimum grade of "B-" in all courses
  2. A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  3. Successfully complete all clinical experiences in a public or private school setting.

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Last updated: 12/06/2016