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Certificate in Principal Preparation

  • TOTAL COST

    $5,925*
  • NEXT START DATE

    Aug 19, 2024
  • COMPLETION TIME

    12 Months
  • AVG. SALARY PREMIUM

  • SEMESTER CREDITS

    21

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Certificate in Principal Preparation

Designed for aspiring principals, directors or administrators, our fully online Certificate in Principal Preparation prepares you to become an education leader and earn your administrative or principal certification. You’ll engage with current scientific research, pedagogy and instructional technology while improving your supervision and leadership skills. Understand how to create an effective school-wide vision and use data to inform decision-making in P-12 school settings. Advance your career while maximizing your impact in the field of education.


Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Because we’re 100% online, you only pay for the cost of delivering your education, not infrastructure like buildings or dorms. In fact, our affordability allows most of our students to graduate with no debt. We also offer over $2.5 million in scholarships and grants every year.

Flexibility You Need

Complete your coursework any time and anywhere there’s an internet connection. You’ll have access to academic resources 24/7, and highly responsive faculty and librarians. You decide how we fit into your life, not the other way around.


Tuition

We believe in full transparency with our total cost of attendance. No hidden fees. No surprises along the way.

Total Cost Certificate in Principal Preparation

Total Tuition

21 semester credits x $235 per credit

$4,935

Fees

$50 Application Fee
$100 Conferral Fee
$840 Technology and Library Fee
(21 Semester Credits X $40 per Credit)

$990

Total Program Cost

$5,925*

Find a plan that fits your budget.


Program Details

Majors

Focus of Study


Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

August 19, 2024 Term

Aug 16, 2024

Payment Due

Aug 16, 2024

Application Due

Aug 19, 2024

Term Start

Aug 23, 2024

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

Sep 22, 2024

Term End

September 09, 2024 Term

September 30, 2024 Term

November 11, 2024 Term

January 06, 2025 Term

January 27, 2025 Term

February 17, 2025 Term

April 07, 2025 Term


Courses

Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this program. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.

EL5623

Developing Teachers

3 Semester Credits

EL5703

School Improvement

3 Semester Credits

EL5723

Resource and Fiscal Management

3 Semester Credits

EL5753

Law and Policy

3 Semester Credits

EL5023

Instructional Leadership

3 Semester Credits

EL5123

Equity-Centered Leadership

3 Semester Credits


Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

Illinois Admission Requirements

Ohio Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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