Administrative Licensure Programs of Study
The Educational Leadership Program is proud to provide an avenue to licensure for
future dynamic school and district administrators. The Arkansas Department of Education
recognizes the following three administrator licenses:
-Building Level Administrator (P-12 / Assistant Principal, Vice Principal, or Principal)
-Curriculum/Program Administrator (School leader who is responsible for program development and administration, and/or employment evaluation decisions)
-District Level Administrator (P-12 / Assistant Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent, or Superintendent)
At the University of Arkansas, the Building Level Administrator is embedded in the Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Leadership while the District Level Administrator is embedded in the Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership.
For more information, please view the Educational Leadership Licensure Handbook.