North Carolina Educational Leadership Certification Requirements
In North Carolina, WGU's Master of Science in Educational Leadership leads to a Professional License II with an endorsement in School Administrator - Principal.
North Carolina has the following requirements for a level II School Administrator license:
1. LICENSE: Possession of a North Carolina Professional Educator's Continuing License.
2. PROGRAM: Completion of a program in school administration at the Master's-level or above that is approved to lead to certification in the home-state of the program. (Note: This means that WGU's ENDEDL program is not an option for North Carolina educators.)
3. WGU Program Requirement: Beginning 9/1/2018, the WGU program requirement is the Praxis 5412: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision for students in North Carolina. If passed prior to 8/31/2018, the Praxis 5411: Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
4. PRACTICUM REQUIREMENT: WGU requires Educational Leadership candidates to complete a practicum in accordance with the hour requirements listed here.
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Article Number: 19966, 1853