Temple's Principal Certification Program prepares individuals to serve as principals and assistant principals, provides insight into the purposes and processes of schools, as well as the expertise necessary to lead and administer a school community.

Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, this program meets state educational requirements for certification as a principal.

How to Apply

Applicants are initially admitted to our Educational Leadership and Policy MEd with a concentration in School Leadership.  After successfully completing the minimum requirements for Certification, students may choose to leave the program with certification-only or may elect to continue in the program and complete the additional credit hours and requirements to receive certification and a Master’s degree.