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Post-Master Principal Certification (Online and On-Campus)

This program is designed to meet the State of New Jersey certification requirements for the Principal Certification for applicants who have an M.A. in Educational Administration, M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, or a recognized field of leadership or management. Courses in the applicant’s master’s degree will be reviewed to determine the specific courses required for the Principal Certification, which may include educational research. To earn the New Jersey Principal Certification, candidates need to complete five years of experience with appropriate New Jersey school certification.

Out-of-state candidates should investigate the requirements for their state endorsement.

Admission Requirements Program Requirements Gainful Employment Disclosure
  • Verification of an appropriately earned master’s degree through official graduate transcript(s), or current enrollment in either the M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction or the M.A. in Educational Administration.
  • Teacher or appropriate school certification
  • ED 635 Principles and Practices of Curriculum Development
    and Supervision in Subject Matter Areas (3)
    OR
  • ED 650 Curriculum Leadership (3)
  • ED 670 General Principles of Staff Supervision: Theory and
    Practice in Educational Administration and
    Supervision (3)
  • ED 672 School Finance: Public and Private Funding (3)
  • ED 674 Education Law & Regulation (3)
  • ED 675 Communications for School Leaders (3)
  • ED 678 Managing Human and Material Resources (3)
  • ED 680 Internship in Educational Administration (3)


Caldwell University
Graduate certificate in Post-Master Principal Certification
Program Length: 45 weeks
Students graduating on time

N/A* of Title IV students complete the program within 45 weeks1

*Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Program Costs*
$22,200 for tuition and fees
$3,000 for books and supplies
Other Costs:

No other costs provided.

Visit the website for more program cost information: /www.caldwell.edu/student-accounts/tuition
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion.
Note that this information is subject to change.
Students Borrowing Money

The typical graduate leaves with
N/A*
in debt3
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The typical monthly loan payment
N/A*
per month in student loans with an interest rate of N/A*4.
*Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Graduates who got jobs
N/A* of program graduates got jobs
*We are not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
Program graduates are employed in the following fields:
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program: http://onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9031.00
Licensure Requirements6
Program meets licensure requirements in:
New Jersey
Additional Information:

No additional notes provided.

Date Created: 4/26/2019
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