Principal License Program | University of Portland

Principal License Program

Meet Jackie Brocka, UP School of Education's undergraduate alumna. Ms. Brocka has completed our Principal License program and she has been teaching for over 10 years. She is currently a University Supervisor and the current board chair on the Teacher Leadership Network Board.

The Oregon Principal License may be completed as a stand-alone post master's certificate. Some courses required for this license may also be completed as a specialty area during a master of education (MEd) program, or to satisfy 15 area of concentration credits in the doctor of education (EdD) program. Please consult with the program contact for details as to which courses are approved to satisfy degree credit.

Our tuition rate for education graduate students is highly competitive with other programs in the area. For the latest tuition information, please visit our graduate tuition rates and scholarships page.

Principal License Requirements - 27 hours

ED 519 Principal Leadership Seminar & Research/Case Study Analysis (3 hrs)
ED 526 Principal Leadership Practicum - Clinical Experience (3 hrs)
ED 543 Cultural Responsiveness & Community Building (3 hrs)
ED 544 Human Resource Development, Growth, Supervision, and Evaluation (3 hrs)
ED 545 Leadership and Organizational Change (3 hrs)
ED 546 Policy, Ethics, and the Law (3 hrs)
ED 547 Operations Management, Resource Allocation, and School Finance (3 hrs)
ED 548 Supervision of Learning and Instruction (3 hrs)
ED 549 Principal Leadership Practicum - Leadership Portfolio (3 hrs)

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Program Contact

Anne Rasmussen
Academic Specialist for Graduate Programs and Licensure