Prepares educators with the expertise needed for the highest level of leadership in school districts.

Future Superintendents and central office professionals are prepared to create policies that promote teaching excellence, student achievement, and help schools meet state and federal requirements.

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Have you considered moving to a district leadership position? Our Superintendent's Endorsement is a 2 year program with a rolling admission. So you can start any semester and still enjoy the cohort model as the program courses are not sequential. We know how busy you are—this program is practical and doable. As a university partner and sponsor of IASA, we make sure you are well-connected when you complete our program.

The Superintendent Endorsement prepares educators with the expertise needed for the highest level of leadership in school districts. Future Superintendents and central office professionals are prepared to create policies that promote teaching excellence, student achievement, and help schools meet state and federal requirements. The School of Education at UIS takes advantage of its unique location in our state capital. We maintain close ties with educational agencies and students have unique opportunities for clinical experiences or internships. Continue your district leadership preparation with the Chief School Business Official endorsement. This is an advanced study in the organization, administration, and management of fiscal, physical, and human resources of a public school district. Designed for Superintendents, this fast-track 6-14 credit CSBO endorsement is a fully online curriculum that allows you to learn on your own time in your own space and realize significant savings in commuting time and expense.

Superintendent Endorsement Admission Requirements

Program Facts

36 Total Credits
Hybrid
Learn online and in-person.
24 Months
Accommodates the Schedules of Working Professionals

Superintendent Webinar

Department of Educational Leadership Chair, Dr. Christie Magoulias, and Full-Time Faculty, Dr. Kerry Cox, give a brief discussion about the Superintendent Endorsement. During this webinar Dr. Magoulias and Dr. Cox highlight the key features, details and timeline, admission requirements, cost, and questions about the program.