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Administration Licensure FAQ

Who is the program for?

  • Teachers with a master’s degree desiring to complete just the requirements for the Indiana K-12 Building Level Administrator Licensure
  • Teachers who have a minimum of three years of successful teaching experience
  • Individuals who hold a current teaching license
  • Individuals who maintained a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 for all college work

How is the School Administration Licensure program structured?

  • Practicing educators who already hold a master's degree may complete the requirements for K-12 Building Level Administrator Licensure by completing 20 credit hours in school administration. They must also pass the Praxis II Leader's Licensure Assessment.

What are the qualifications for admission?

  • Complete a formal application form
  • Submit an autobiographical statement of at least 350 words including information on yourself, your recent work in education, and reasons for seeking the Bethel College M.Ed. degree
  • Submit a brief resume
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges attended (copies can be submitted initially for review but official copies are required before final admission)
  • Submit three letters of recommendation (at least two directly related to your experience in education)

What is the program like?

  • Students take classes as they are needed and offered—the M.Ed. program is not conducted as a cohort
  • Classes are offered in the evening
    • Some summer courses may be offered in the afternoon instead of evening

What are the timelines?

  • Application material must be submitted one month prior to the beginning of the semester.

How can I get additional information?

  • An appointment can be made to meet with the program director, Dr. Ralph Stutzman
  • Application packet can be sent upon request
  • Contact Sandra Lesko for more information or to schedule an appointment.