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Educational Leadership Certifications

Shippensburg University Educational Leadership Department offers three certification programs, post-master’s degree certification program for school principals, special education supervisory certification and superintendent’s letter of eligibility certification. All three are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation and recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership Programs.

What Will I Learn?


Council For The Accreditation Of Educator Preparation (CAEP) -The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) merged with CAEP. The NCATE accredited EPPs are CAEP-eligible until such time as the CAEP accreditation review process is completed. 

Certifications available:

Samantha Neidlinger with AASA conference background

Meet Samantha Neidlinger

“I have always felt supported and valued as a student and am very thankful for all of my experiences at Shippensburg University.”

How Samantha Found Success at Ship

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

This program prepares you to work in the following positions:

  • District superintendent
  • Assistant district superintendent
  • Intermediate unit executive director
  • Intermediate unit assistant executive director

Contact the Educational Leadership & Special Education Department Shippen Hall 127, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1591 Fax: (717) 477-4036