MI Educational Leadership Certification Requirements

Michigan Educational Leadership Certification Requirements

In Michigan, this program leads to certification in Elementary and Secondary Admin K-12.

Michigan has the following requirements for applicants for certification as a school administrator:

1. PROGRAM AND DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a Master's degree in school administration from a University that is nationally or regionally accredited and is approved by the home-state of the program to lead to school administrator certification.

2. WGU Program Requirement : Beginning 9/1/2018, the WGU program requirement is the Praxis 5412: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision for students in Michigan. If passed prior to 8/31/2018, the Praxis 5411: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

For further details on Michigan administrator certification requirements, please see the Administrator Certification Pathways



WGU requires Educational Leadership candidates to complete a practicum in accordance with the hour requirements listed here.


Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Michigan

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams
Registering for Praxis Exams and MTTC Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Michigan Administrator License



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