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School Administration

Appalachian State University

24 months
1102 USD/credit 19836 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 19836 USD/year
304 USD/credit 5472 USD/year
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School Administration from Appalachian State University focuses on entry-level, site-based school leadership.  


At School Administration from Appalachian State University you will gain insight into your new role as you examine the leadership skills needed to evaluate the systems and processes for continuous school improvement.

Learn more about the principal's role in articulating, developing and implementing a school vision that aligns with and supports district priorities.


After completion of this program, you will be eligible for principal licensure and prepared for careers such as school principal, assistant principal or other director positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Principalship
  • Developing and Managing Resources in Schools
  • School Law
  • Ethical and Humane Dimensions of Educational Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Have at least three years of public school teaching experience or equivalent experience in other settings (e.g., private school teaching; training in the private sector; etc.)
  • Hold a North Carolina "A" or "M" licensure or the equivalent from another state
  • Have GRE or MAT scores no older than five years
  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts must be submitted showing any completed degrees and transcripts showing any coursework completed at institutions other than Appalachian in the last five years
  • Three references (one of which must be from a current principal or direct supervisor)
  • Application fee
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 304 USD per credit during 24 months.


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