School Leadership

Master of Education

Delaware Administrative Certification Courses

Wilmington University courses approved for Delaware Certification Administrative:

Elementary School Principal/Assistant Principal

(also valid for Middle School Principal/Assistant Principal); or Secondary School Principal/Assistant Principal

MED 6490 Available Online Education, Ethics, and the Law

MED 7201 Available Online Fiscal Operations and Resources

MED 7503 Available Online School and Community: Building a Shared Vision

MED 7701 Available Online Supervisory Leadership: Staff Selection, Appraisal, and Renewal

Choose either:
MED 7706 Available Online The Principalship, preK-8
MED 7707 Available Online The Principalship, 9-12

MED 7708 Available Online Curriculum Leadership

and, if not taken at the undergraduate level, a course in Child, Adolescent, or Human Development.

Delaware experience requirements for a School Principal or Assistant Principal certificate specify the following: "A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience at the level to be initially assigned as a school principal or assistant principal, except at the Middle Level, where teaching experience may be at any preK-12 level, or as a principal or assistant principal of a school for exceptional students, where the teaching experience must have been with one or more of the categories of exceptional children served by the school. Teaching experience means meeting students on a regularly scheduled basis, planning and delivering instruction, developing or preparing instructional materials, and evaluating student performance in any preK-12 setting."

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2018-2019 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2018 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.