Superintendent, Certificate

Chairperson: Jody Jessup-Anger, Ph.D.
Educational Policy and Leadership Certificate website

Degree Offered


Program Overview

A certification program designed for licensed teachers is available for the Wisconsin Superintendent license. This program is for those students who have completed master’s degrees and have been certified as school principals. 

The College of Education offers a variety of certification programs which prepare students to obtain state certification and licensure. Certification program requirements are in alignment with requirements for educational licensure through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Certificates are granted by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The university’s decisions on recommendations for certification are made by its licensing officer after appropriate consultations and requirement reviews. 

The courses listed are required in the post-master’s curriculum plan unless these courses, or their acceptable equivalent, are documented on the master’s transcript. A minimum of 12 credits is required for the post-master’s certificate. The typical credit requirement range is 18-27 credits.