Superintendent Certification

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Program Description

The Superintendent Certification is designed specifically for the candidate who has previously obtained a master’s degree and Principal Certification. This certification program requires the completion of fifteen hours of graduate credit and complies with existing standards for professional certification. The study plan originates in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling.


Candidates seeking admission to the graduate programs in Superintendent Certification must meet the basic requirements of Graduate Admissions specified in the Admission section of this catalog. Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling for additional requirements: Box 2119, Huntsville, Texas 77341 or by phone (936) 294-1147 or . Course Prerequisites are strictly observed.

Admissions requirements:

  1. Graduate Application
  2. Application fee
  3. Official transcript from the baccalaureate degree granting institution
  4. Official transcript from the master's degree granting institution
  5. Copy of SBEC issued standard Principal or Mid-Management certificate
  6. One Reference Form  from current or previous supervisor in a school or agency where the applicant has been employed
  7. Interview

Certificate Requirements

Superintendent Certification
Specified Courses
EDAD 6380Exec Ldrshp- Superintendents3
EDAD 6381Dist Business & Financial Mgt3
EDAD 6382Human Resource Management3
EDAD 6383Practicm For Superintendents I3
Total Hours12