• Administrative Licensure Low-Residency Programs

    Administrative leaders who can rise to the challenges of leading today's schools are in high demand. The changing demographics of our classrooms, the emphasis on result-based education, and the demands of working with an increasingly broad range of stakeholders requires leaders with exceptional knowledge and skills. Hamline's Administrative Licensure program will prepare you to be an exceptional administrator.

    With Hamline's Administrative Licensure program, you will:

    • Grow your foundational knowledge through quality instruction that blends theory and practice.
    • Expand your leadership skills through meaningful and relevant curriculum.
    • Develop--through hands-on experiences--the confidences in assuming the complex duties required of education leaders in today's schools and districts.
    • Broaden the scope of your leadership skills by adding an additional Administrative License.

    Program Overview

    Program Format

    • Low-residency (courses blend online instruction with limited campus-based instruction)

    Program Begins

    • Fall, spring, and summer terms

    Time to Complete

    • Typical time for completion is two years

    Program Details


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    Hamline offers a pathway to administrative licensure for K-12 Principals, District Superintendents and Special Education Directors. Program requirements for these licenses meet MN Rule 3512.  Hamline's administrative licensure programs are licensure only, and may be applied toward Hamline's doctorate in education (Ed.D).

    Visit our FAQ page and find answers to common questions about Hamline's Administrative Licensure program.

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    Contact a Graduate Admission counselor and request information to learn more about enrolling in the Administrative Licensure program.

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