Superintendent Certificate

You are the change agent. Within your skills and experience are the solutions to solve problems and do great things. Our certificate teaches you how to get there.
What will I learn?

You'll build your analysis, problem-solving and leadership skills:

Educational Leadership

You'll learn how to:

  • Plan, implement and manage organizational change using data to create a collaborative culture
  • Implement a shared vision of learning
  • Manage resources to provide a safe, efficient learning environment
  • Make ethical decisions
  • Understand and respond to political, social, economic and and legal landscapes
  • Nurture and sustain a school culture conducive to student learning
  • Use technology effectively campuswide
When are classes?

Superintendent classes meet once a week evening during fall and spring semesters.  Meeting days are most often Monday evenings with occasional Tuesday or Thursday offerings.

For summer semesters, classes are held Saturday morning during the fall and spring and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the summer.

Superintendent candidates are admitted to begin classes each spring and summer semester.

What are your admission requirements?
  1. Bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. GPA of 3.2 or greater on a 4.0 for your master's work.
  3. Minimum GRE of 150 on verbal reasoning and 141 on quantitative reasoning within the last five years. (Or equivalent on the old scoring scale)
  4. Minimum GRE score of 4 on analytical writing exam within the last five years
  5. Two years of experience as a teacher or administrator (with teaching experience) in a public, private or higher education setting
  6. Interview session with program faculty
Application Instructions and Deadlines

1. Application & Fee

Apply online for the Superintendent Certificate program. Once you are in the application dashboard, you will be prompted to pay your $58 application fee. If you are not ready to pay the fee, you can log in later to complete this step. Please note, the application fee is waived for current Texas Wesleyan University students and alumni.

2. Curriculum Vita

Your resume or CV should detail your professional qualifications for the program. It can be uploaded within the application or in the self-service center.

3. Official Transcripts

We need to see a transcript from every college or university you've ever attended. In many cases, you can order your transcripts online. All transcripts should be submitted to:

Texas Wesleyan University 
ATTN: Office of Graduate Admissions 
1201 Wesleyan St. 
Fort Worth, Texas 76105

4. Letters of Recommendation

You'll need to have three letters of recommendations. References can include former professors, supervisors or a professional colleague. While completing the online application you will list your three references and their e-mail addresses for an electronic letter of recommendation to be submitted. 

5. Official GRE Scores

All candidates are required to submit official GRE scores. You can send your scores to us when you take the exam, or you can send them electronically afterward via your testing service.

Deadline for the Ed.D. program

  • Summer semester: May 1
  • Spring semester: Nov. 1
Contact Us
Graduate Admissions

Phone: 817-531-4930
Toll Free: 1-800-580-8980
Fax: 817-531-4261
graduate@txwes.edu

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact Us:
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX 76105

817-531-4444
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