If you strive to earn a supervisory role within your school system, our Educational Leadership with Ohio Principal Licensure prepares you to become a dynamic leader to pioneer innovative change. Today’s challenging school environments require leaders with a solid foundation of knowledge pertaining to organizational behavior and are able to apply this knowledge towards an effective change process. This program will allow you to understand how technology, interpersonal relationships, and effective educating are integral parts to managing and leading diverse educational environments that foster lifelong learning.
This degree is offered by AU Midwest.
Antioch University Midwest offers experienced education professionals a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership, as well as the coursework to qualify for an Ohio Principal’s License.
Antioch University Midwest provides its masters students a classroom-based, experiential approach to educational leadership.
This program can be completed in 3 semesters.
- Organizational Structures
- Research for School Improvement
- Ethical Issues in Educational Administration
- Visionary School Restructuring
- Supervision and Staff Development
- Principal as Instructional Leader
- School and Community Relations
- School Finance
- School Law
- Internship – Initial
- Internship – Final
Note: Candidates have five years from the date of initial entry to complete the program.
Note: The above processes are still subject to final approval of the student as a candidate for principal licensure and do not automatically result in a recommendation.
For detailed curriculum, degree requirements, and course descriptions, please visit the AUM catalog.
Students who complete this program can find work as a:
- Special Education Director
- Assistant Principal
- Central Office Positions in a P-12 School
How to Apply
- Complete the Online Application Form.
- Write and submit a Letter of Intent
- Request transcripts from all colleges and universities you have previously attended. Official transcripts must be sent directly to Antioch University, in an unopened sealed envelope. We also accept e-transcripts at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please Note: You may submit unofficial transcripts for initial review of your application, but your application will not be considered complete until official transcripts are received.
Please submit all materials to:
Antioch University Midwest
900 Dayton Street
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
All application materials submitted become part of an applicant’s file and cannot be returned.
|Semester||Application Deadlines||Classes Begin|
|Summer 2018 Session A||May 1, 2018||May 7, 2018|
|Summer 2018 Session B||June 18, 2018||June 25, 2018|
|Fall 2018 Session A||August 1, 2018||August 27, 2018|
|Fall 2018 Session B||October 12, 2018||October 15, 2018|
|Spring 2019 Session A||December 14, 2018||January 7, 2019|
|Spring 2019 Session B||February 22, 2019||March 4, 2019|
|Summer 2019 Session A||April 29, 2019||May 6, 2019|
|Summer 2019 Session B||June 17, 2019||June 24, 2019|
Applicants are required to have the following when seeking admission:
- An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- Current Ohio teaching license.
- Verifiable two-years teaching experience.
- Minimum 2.75 GPA for bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum 3.0 for graduate level coursework.
- Completion of on-campus skills assessment test.
- Completion of on-campus case study writing assessment.
- Submission of all application materials, including:
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- Letter of Intent
- Goals Statement
|Cost/Credit Hour||Total Number of Credits||Half Time (3 credit hours)||Full Time (6 credit hours)||Total Program Cost||General Fee per term|
|MEd w/Ohio Principal Licensure||$675||36||$2025||$4050||$24300||$200|
|Early Childhood Education||$675||49||N/A*||$4050||$33075||$200|
|Middle Childhood Education||$675||49||N/A*||$4050||$33075||$200|
|Intervention Specialist Mild to Moderate||$675||60||N/A*||$4050||$40500||$200|
|Intervention Specialist Moderate to Intensive||$675||60||N/A*||$4050||$40500||$200|
Please note: Additional fees for all AUM programs may include (but are not necessarily limited to) charges for materials, late registration, enrollment maintenance, parking, graduation, transcripts, tuition payment plan, late payments, late registration, and returned checks.
A majority of AUM students finance their education through some form of financial aid. You may not be sure which federal, state, public and private aid packages – such as loans, scholarships, and grants—are right for you. Our staff is here to help you, so you can focus on what’s most important: beginning your academic program at AUM.
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- Internship Initial – The Internship Initial experience balances intensive field experience in diverse settings-schools, social service, private and community organizations-with clinical study. Candidates demonstrate their ability to put theory into practice by designing an organizational, instructional, or community analysis related to a specific school site. A key question to be answered is: How and to what extent did the candidate demonstrate understanding and application of the learning objectives as evidenced by the candidate’s written work, research plan, written reflections, verbal contributions, and teamwork skills? In addition, the candidate is required to submit a detailed proposal for a research project or school improvement initiative to assist school personnel in their efforts to improve schools and/or the delivery of services to those schools.
- Internship Final – The Internship Final experience balances intensive field experience in diverse settings-schools, social service, private and community organizations-with clinical study. Candidates demonstrate their ability to put theory into practice by carrying-out the school improvement research plan or action research project designed in their Initial Internship class. The candidate will conduct and reflect upon a series of leadership activities that address the variety of skills, knowledge, and dispositions needed for a to be a successful school administrator. A key question to be answered is: How and to what extent did the candidate demonstrate understanding and application of the learning objectives as evidenced by the candidate’s written work, verbal contributions, and teamwork skills? In addition, the candidate is required to submit a professional administrative portfolio that supports their mastery of the Ohio Standards for Principals.
All principal licensure candidates who wish to be recommended for an Ohio Principal’s License by the School of Education of Antioch University Midwest must follow the processes outlined below:
- Principal licensure program participants must complete an exit Interview with program staff. This interview will include verification of adequate teaching experience and current Ohio teaching certificate/license; a copy of OAE test results at, or above, the State of Ohio pass rate; review of a faculty recommendation stating that the candidate is ready to accept the challenges of school administration at the level of principal and verification of completed program coursework. The classes must be taken at Antioch University Midwest, unless a faculty member allows substitution of prior coursework at the time of program entry.