Texas Educational Leadership 

American College of Education

Postgraduate Certificate Online
10 months
5100 USD/full
5100 USD/full
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This Certificate in Texas Educational Leadership program at the American College of Education is for educators in Texas who wish to become an assistant principal or principal and need the Instructional Leader (EC-12) certification. 

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This Certificate in Texas Educational Leadership program at the American College of Education will prepare candidates for the Principal as Instructional Leader licensure exam and ensure they are ready for school leadership. To be considered, candidates must hold a master’s degree, valid teaching certificate, and have at least two years of teaching experience.

Key Features

  • Flexible: Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.
  • Prepare to Lead: Develop the strategies required to lead for learning, including creating a school-wide vision and using data to inform decision-making. This program is aligned with Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL) for effective leadership and is designed to create culturally aware and competent administrators.
  • Relevant Coursework: Learn what you need to know to be a leader. Discover ways to use assessment data, develop teachers and understand the legal and ethical dimensions to maintaining a school community. Explore organizational change, resource management and applicable fiscal guidelines at the local, state and federal levels.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Practicum Workspace
  • Assessment Strategies 
  • Developing Teachers
  • Campus Improvement
  • Resource and Fiscal Management 
  • Law and Policy 
  • Practicum Experience for Educational Leadership 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines




18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.
  • Transcripts that are international and/or not in English must be evaluated through an NACES-recommended agency.
  • Texas applicants may only submit evaluations from agencies approved by the Texas Education Agency.
  • International applicants must request the course-by-course evaluation. The evaluation report must show that the non-U.S. education is equivalent to the education/accreditation level required for the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
  • National

    5100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5100 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.


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