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School of Education

Building-Level Licensure


School of Education

Building-Level Licensure


The option of building-level licensure provides an opportunity for teachers in Kansas who already have a master’s degree and at least three years of teaching experience to complete additional coursework and become a school administrator.

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Gain the Following

  • Leadership skills
  • Practical experience while working alongside a practicing school administrator
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Students can obtain building licensure in the state of Kansas. Students outside of Kansas should check with the Department of Education in their state to see if this licensure is accepted.
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Requirements & Curriculum

Admission Requirements


Completion Requirements


Directed Field Experience FAQ

The capstone project consists of directed field experience, which is similar to a practicum and provides you with hands-on experience as you work alongside a practicing school administrator.

1. What is directed field experience?

2. When can I begin my DFE?

3. What happens after my application to begin DFE is received?

4. Are there reasons my application might not be approved?

5. Do I have recourse if my application is not approved?

6. Who are the key people involved in my DFE?

7. How long will the DFE take?

8. How will my DFE be assessed?

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