Learn to lead PK-12 schools as an equity-focused, transformative leader in our 100 percent online program that leads to principal certification for those who have earned a professional teaching certificate.
Graduates enjoy the professional possibilities that result from this flexible online program full of interactions and collaborations with fellow future leaders and guest lectures from nationally and state-recognized administrators. The program can help meet academic licensure requirements for administrative roles.
A Notable Faculty
Learn from two national principals of the year plus state principals of the year and esteemed educational leaders.
Network with passionate and focused educators and seasoned leaders in our highly interactive synchronous online program.
Our program leads to S.C. principal certification for those who have a professional teaching certificate.
Receive a balanced blend of theory and practice in a challenging curriculum that meets national accreditation standards.
What You’ll Study
Prepare to lead as a principal or assistant principal with knowledge around the successful management of the organization and its resources and how to develop a vision for learning supported by the school community. Learn to promote a positive school culture with integrity and fairness within a larger political and social context.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Being accountable for one's actions and decisions and fulfilling obligations and duties
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Communicating and interacting effectively in a variety of social and professional situations
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Assistant Principal
- Education Leader
Job Titles of Alumni
- Assistant Principal
- Academic Advisor
- Education Administration
- School Districts
- Health Care
- Information Technology
Employers of Alumni
- University of South Carolina
- Lexington County School District One
- Richland School District Two
- Richland School District One
- Lexington-Richland School District Five
- Beaufort County School District