Since 1858 Baker has steadily gained a reputation for providing an exceptional education and has offered programs for working adults since 1975.
The Master of Science in School Leadership program gave Evie Porter the confidence to pursue a job as a school administrator and better support her family. Read More
Professionals with a bachelor's degree who want to begin a teaching career can enter the Restricted Licensure program and teach while gaining certification through online courses. Learn More
A graduate degree can increase your classroom effectiveness and earning potential.
Leigh Anne Neal, a student in the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program, has been named an American Association of School Administrators Educational Administration Scholarship winner. Read More
Baker University is known for training outstanding administrators.
Baker's reputation for producing top teachers puts you in high demand.
- Linda Reynolds
- Director of SOE Graduate Enrollment & Academic Advising
Building-Level Licensure Curriculum
21 Credit Hours of Core Leadership Courses
Capstone Project | 4 Credit Hours of Directed Field Experience
The capstone project in the Building-Level Licensure only program consists of Directed Field Experience (DFE). The DFE is similar to a practicum and provides you with hands-on experience as you work alongside a practicing school administrator. You will also compile a portfolio and submit it to the faculty.
Required Education Courses
The required education coursework below depends on evaluation of your master’s transcript.