Join the next generation of strategic change leaders
The Principal Leadership program includes principal licensure coursework that features rural and culturally diverse school perspectives.
Our highly personalized online program provides high-quality experiential instruction to fit your life.
Cohorts begin every fall semester.
By completing this one-year program (three courses each semester), you'll earn a certificate and satisfy principal licensure requirements.
Earn a Master of Arts in Education with a two-year online graduate program. Courses also satisfy principal licensure requirements.
The Principal Leadership Program provides high-quality online and experiential licensure and a Master of Arts in Education Principal Leadership degree program for aspiring educational leaders for rural and culturally diverse schools.
Rural administrators and FLC faculty developed a unique and personalized program to recruit, train and support future educational leaders in Colorado and New Mexico. This program prepares the next generation of strategic change leaders for rural school districts and communities.
Since the program's inception in 2020, we have extended our reach into other states in the Four Corners region.
You have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
You need a 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 GPA scale for undergraduate and prior graduate coursework.
*Note: This is true for coursework, even if it did not lead to a degree. We will calculate a cumulative GPA if you have multiple transcripts.
If your GPA is below 3.0, and you still wish to apply, you can write a letter to the Admission Committee that includes:
Note: Full-time or part-time school volunteers are eligible for consideration in particular situations.
Teacher Education graduate programs require specific computer technology. Graduate students can use a personal device that meets these requirements or have full access to the campus computer labs.
View the full list of requirements on the Admitted Student Checklist.