Building-Level Licensure Overview

Already have your Master’s degree? Add the building level licensure and gain the credentials to advance your career

Gain the knowledge and credentials necessary to provide instructional leadership, student discipline, teacher evaluation, budget administration, oversight of the academic progress vital to the success of schools, and develop, implement and evaluate school systems and policies. Candidates will be expected to complete various projects in school settings as part of the practicum experience while taking courses. Upon completion of all course work, candidates will need to earn a passing score on the Praxis Leadership exam to apply for Kansas licensure.

If you do not already have your Master's degree, check out our Master of Science in Education Leadership degree program that helps the candidate earn the building-level leadership licensure in the State of Kansas.

you Should Know

  • Fulfill 22 credit hours at $423 per credit hour
  • Complete your licensure in 11 months
  • Attend classes online

The Building-Level Licensure from MNU is fully accredited by KSDE, and courses are taught by highly-qualified, experienced instructors. A mobile, web-based curriculum allows you to complete the online Master’s in Education degree program in 18 months. Many working adults choose our online Master’s in Education Leadership program because it offers the freedom to work toward a degree anytime, anywhere.

Our instructors enhance their lessons with podcasts, vodcasts, social networking, wikis and other electronic delivery technology. You'll engage in real-time webcasts with instructors throughout the program using virtual collaboration tools like Zoom, allowing for asynchronized and synchronized learning each week.

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Our faculty and staff know how difficult starting or resuming college can be. With a Christlike mindset, we are here to support your success throughout your program.

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