UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Principal Licensure, MSE

Degree Requirements


PLP 761 Leadership Development Seminar I, 4 credits
PLP 762 Oral & Written Communication, 1 credit
PLP 763 The K-12 Principalship, 3 credits
PLP 764 Politics of Education, 1 credit
PLP 765 School Law, 3 credits
PLP 766 Leadership Development Seminar II, 4 credits
PLP 767 Finance/Budget, 1 credit
PLP 768 Professional Development and Supervision, 3 credits
PLP 769 Student Services, 1 credit
PLP 770 Curriculum K-12 , 3 credits
PLP 771 Internship/Seminar/Project I, 3 credits
PLP 772 Internship/Seminar/Project II, 3 credits
TED 760 Methods of Research, 3 credits

In the final phase of the program, a portfolio providing evidence of the skills needed to meet National Policy Board and Wisconsin Administrator standards is presented to a review panel of faculty and an area administrator.

Transfer Credits

There is a possibility some of your previously completed graduate credits may transfer. The Program Director will review your transcripts for possible graduate transfer credits.

Director of Instruction Certification Requirements

Students also have the option to take an additional three-credit course that is offered during the summer term. This course, in combination with the coursework required for the Principal Licensure degree, will qualify graduates to earn the Wisconsin Director of Instruction licensure. If students have previously completed a Wisconsin Principal Licensure certification program, they should contact the program coordinator for details about additional coursework that may be required to receive the certification.

TED 768 Curriculum of the Secondary School, 3 credits

For More Information

Dr. Florence Monsour
Program Coordinator
715-425-3182
E-mail