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Superintendent Licensure Program

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The Accelerated Licensure Program for Superintendents at The Ohio State University trains high-impact education professionals to become school district executive leaders. As a part of this program, you will receive a rich educational experience while learning from acclaimed professors and mentored by practicing superintendents. 

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Program Features 

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  • ESEADM 7362: Board Politics and Public Relations 


  • ESEADM 7366: Administrative Responsibilities, Policy/Perspectives 
  • ESEADM 7897: Special Topics: Educational Administration  
  • Begin Planned School District Field Experience 


  • ESEADM 7364: Finance of School Districts 
  • ESEADM 7189: Planned School District Field Experience 
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Licensure requirements

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Program hours


Deadline to apply

April 1

(Program begins summer semester)

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Master’s degree and minimum 3 years successful leadership experience

Nomination form

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Licensure disclosure

Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at

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