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Administrative Program for Principals Certification (K-12):  AdmissionsAdministrative Program for Principals Certification (K-12):  Admissions

Administrative Program for Principals Certification (K-12): Admissions

Admission Requirements (Regular) 

  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher (Students with a GPA below 3.00 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Certification Only: Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher (Students with a GPA below 3.00 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited institution
  • Copy of teaching certification
  • A letter of endorsement from applicant’s principal or immediate supervisor
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • A completed Applicant Data Sheet 
  • Statement of career goals and degree objectives                    
  • International Global Online Applicants

        Conditional Admission Requirements

  • Conditional Admission may be granted with the following modifications of the Regular Admissions Requirements.  Those admitted conditionally based on missing document/s have up to a maximum of one term to satisfy these requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA under 3.00 will be reviewed for a decision
    • Certification Only:  Master’s degree with a GPA under 3.00 will be reviewed for a decision
    • Unofficial transcripts 
    • Copy of teaching certification
    • A completed Applicant Data Sheet  and/or a current resume or curriculum vitae

 How to Apply:

School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
Box 91
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

  • Submit unofficial transcripts and other documents by mail (using the address above), email (gradschool@calu.edu) or fax (724-938-5712)

For additional information:

Email: adminprinprog@calu.edu
Phone: 1.866.595.6348

Out of State Students:

Out of state students are welcome to apply but should first contact their state department of education for further information regarding certification requirements and reciprocity agreements.