Superintendent License

Superintendent License


With a superintendent license, you’ll grow as an administrator equipped to cast a shared vision, set a positive tone, and respond to the competing demands of stakeholders.

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2 years

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Discover what’s next. In Bethel’s Superintendent License program, we prepare transformational administrators to serve their school districts and communities. Superintendents leave Bethel ready to engage community members in district efforts using an ethical framework for making the tough decisions they face each day.

Program Details

Our Superintendent License will equip, empower, and inspire you toward success in administrative, district-level leadership. The program is designed to allow you to experience the right blend of challenging work and personal support.

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At Bethel, we're committed to helping you get the most out of your education. Your enrollment counselor is here to help you balance your program with your personal life and career goals.

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Program Highlights

High program success rate

With a strong program retention rate, our students find that they can continue to serve as administrators or teachers while earning their licenses.

Two-track license option

You can choose to earn just your Superintendent License or earn your license as part of completing Bethel's Ed.D. in K-12 Administration program.

Additional requirement assistance

If you don’t have the required three years of teaching experience, you can add a teaching internship to meet the requirement.


Our program is completed online and is designed for students who work full time, have families, and are involved in their community. Courses start every eight weeks, allowing you to start your program at any time throughout the year and finish in as little as three years, plus a dissertation.

Career Outcomes


The Superintendent License program will utilize the most effective courses and experiences for you to make the greatest impact at the district level of service.


Learn how to:

  • Build community relations with internal and external constituencies
  • Balance competing interests to ensure the mission and vision of the school district are carried forward
  • Engage with policy, law, political influence, and governance
  • Understand the distinct roles and responsibilities of the School Board and superintendent
  • Cultivate positive relationships between and with School Board members
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You're called to accomplish incredible things. Take the next step in your career and fill out our simple, straightforward application today.

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