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Post Master's Professional Administrator License (Pro-AL) Certificate

The professional administrator license (Pro-AL) offered through the post master's certificate program on the University of Portland campus provides the coursework and experience necessary for master’s-prepared and licensed teachers who already hold their preliminary administrator license (Pre-AL) to continue their administrative licensure.

For details about the post master’s certificate application requirements, please see the Graduate School's Application Requirements webpage. Questions about enrolling should be directed to Anne Rasmussen at or 503.943.8257.

Post Master’s Pro-AL Certificate Requirements - 18 hrs

ED 552 Leadership for Sustaining the Vision (3 hrs)
ED 553 Leadership for Instructional Improvement (3 hrs)
ED 554 Leadership for Effective Data Driven Decision Making (3 hrs)
ED 556 Effective Leadership and Management in the Socio-Political Context (3 hrs)
ED 557 Ethical Leadership and Moral Imperative for Inclusive Practice (3 hrs)
ED 559 CAL Leadership Practicum (3 hrs)

Course descriptions are available in the University of Portland Bulletin.

Note: The Pro-AL is also offered as an area of concentration option in the doctor of education (EdD) program.

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