The Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility curriculum is 15 credits (5 classes). Our faculty uses various course formats to help you learn, including case studies, lecture/discussion, group projects and simulation exercises to ensure what you gain in one course will reinforce and build on what you learn in others.


(15 credits)

Required Courses (12 credits):

PhD 731: Advanced Supervision (45 hours)
PhD 807: Curriculum, Culture and Instructional Leadership (45 hours)
PhD 821: Organizational Policy/Finance (45 hours)
PhD 830: Current Issues in Education (45 hours)

Required Capstone Course (3 credits):

PhD 885: Superintendent’s Internship (180 hours)

Note: With the exception of the Internship course (PhD 885), the required 12 credits of coursework is transferable to the Alvernia University Ph.D. in Philosophy of Leadership.

Contact Us

Sister Margaret Anne Dougherty, RSM, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Graduate Programs in Education



Michele Pearson
Upland Center, Room 223






Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility