School Administration Licensure Program


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Enrollment counselor/advisor

Sandra Lesko

Phone: 574.807.7328


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Who is the program for?

  • Individuals who hold a current teaching license who wish to receive an Indiana K-12 Building Level Administrator license.
  • Individuals who have a minimum of two years of successful teaching experience (does not include long-term substitute teaching).
  • Individuals who have completed a master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • If you don't have a master's degree, we offer the Master of Education in School Administration.
  • Individuals who maintained a GPA of 2.75 for all college work.

Program structure

  • Online courses offered in a 7-week format with six 7-week sessions per year

  • The program consists of 20 credit hours which leads to the Indiana K-12 Building Level Administrator License after passing the Indiana CORE

    School Administrator—Building Level assessment (039)

    • Register at

    • Schedule your test time at Bethel by calling 574.807.7019

Program Option

  • The 20 credits earned in the School Administration Licensure Program can count toward a 36 credit Master of Education Degree.

Admission Requirements

    • Two Professional References needed for application

Please submit the following documents to

  • Official Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts 
  • An Autobiographical Statement *
  • Résumé
  • Copy of teaching license

Once all materials have received, an interview with the Director of Education will be scheduled.

*Autobiographical Statement Description: At least 300 words including information on yourself, your recent work in education and reasons for seeking Bethel’s School Administration Licensure program. Include any significant events in your career that have played key roles in your development. Define your character in terms of basic values, commitment to graduate studies, philosophy, and worldview.

The 20 credits earned in the School Administration Licensure Program can count toward a 36 credit Master of Education Degree. 

Required Courses

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
EDAD 501 Current Issues in Educational Leadership 3
EDAD 541 School-Community Relations & Accountability 3
EDAD 651 Personnel & Staff Development 2
EDAD 661 School Finance & Budgeting          3
EDAD 681 Educational Policy & Legal Perspectives 3
EDAD 685 Ethics of School Leadership          3
EDAD 690 Internship in School Administration 3
 Internships The Internship in School Administration requires 220 hours to be completed in two semesters. The hours must be done at two levels: elementary, middle, or high school.
  • 145 hours at one level
  • 75 hours at a second level
  Total 20

View course descriptions and course schedules.


  • Tuition - $385 per credit hour
  • Service Assessment Fee per Semester
    • Full-time - $150 (9 or more credits per semester is full-time)
    • Part-time - $125

Financial Aid and Payment Plan Options

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Bethel’s federal school code is 001787.

  • Payment Plan OR call 800.722.4867

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