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Texas Principal Certification Plan

Individuals with an appropriate master’s degree from an accredited institution may seek principal certification only. All work on this certificate must be completed through Angelo State University. To be recommended for certification, the applicant must hold a Texas teaching certificate, an ILD certificate, a PDAS certificate and have at least two years’ teaching experience in the Texas public school system or equivalent. Additionally, students must receive a passing score on the TExES Principal exam. 

The Texas Principal Certificate plan will list the courses students need to complete the certification purposes. Students will receive certification after successfully completing the coursework and passing the TExES Principal examination. For more information, contact the Graduate Advisor at or call 325-942-2209.

All courses offered in the program are delivered through an online format for the convenience of the student.

Certification Requirements

Semester Credit Hours (SCH)
Courses Hours
EDG 6305 Legal and Ethical Principles
EDG 6311 Instructional Supervision 3
EDG 6341 Role of the Principal 3
EDG 6342 Personnel and Fiscal Management 3
EDG 6347 Practicum in School Administration 3
Total SCH for Texas Principal Certification 15