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Based on the information you have submitted, you are eligible to enroll in either the Certification-Only or Certification + Master’s track at either Clark Atlanta University or Bank Street College of Education. See below for a snapshot comparison.

Based on the information you have submitted, you are eligible to enroll in the Certification + Master’s track at either Clark Atlanta University or Bank Street College of Education. See below for a snapshot comparison. See below for a snapshot comparison.

Based on the information you have submitted, you are eligible to enroll in either the Certification-Only or Certification + Master’s track at Clark Atlanta University. See below for a snapshot comparison.

Based on the information you have submitted, you are eligible to enroll in the Certification + Master’s track at Clark Atlanta University. See below for a snapshot of the program.

Based on the information you have submitted, you are eligible to enroll in either the Certification-Only or Certification + Master’s track at Bank Street College of Education. See below for a snapshot comparison.

Based on the information you have submitted, you are eligible to enroll in the Certification + Master’s track at Bank Street College of Education. See below for a snapshot of the program.

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The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education
Certification-Only
Certification-Only
Credit Hours
18
24
Program Length
11 months
12 months
Tuition
$15,000
$20,000
Next Cohort and Deadline
August 2024 cohort
May 15, 2024
August 2024 / April 21, 2024 (Priority Deadline)
June 30, 2024 (Final Deadline)
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education
Master’s + Certification
Master’s + Certification
Credit Hours
30
30
Program Length
16 months
16 months
Tuition
$25,000
$25,000
Next Cohort and Deadline
August 2024 cohort
May 15, 2024
August 2024 / April 21, 2024 (Priority Deadline)
June 30, 2024 (Final Deadline)
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University
Certification-Only
Master’s + Certification
Credit Hours
18
30
Program Length
11 months
16 months
Tuition
$15,000
$25,000
Next Cohort and Deadline
August 2024 cohort
May 15, 2024
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University
Master’s + Certification
Credit Hours
30
Program Length
16 months
Tuition
$25,000
Next Cohort and Deadline
August 2024 cohort
May 15, 2024
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education
Certification-Only
Master’s + Certification
Credit Hours
24
30
Program Length
12 months
16 months
Tuition
$20,000
$25,000
Next Cohort and Deadline
August 2024 / April 21, 2024 (Priority Deadline) June 30, 2024 (Final Deadline)
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education
Master’s + Certification
Credit Hours
30
Program Length
16 months
Tuition
$25,000
Next Cohort and Deadline
August 2024 / April 21, 2024 (Priority Deadline) June 30, 2024 (Final Deadline)
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Administrator licensing/certification requirements are at all times subject to the applicable requirements of the credentialing state. All licensing/certification determinations are made by the credentialing state; accordingly, neither New Leaders, Clark Atlanta University, Bank Street Graduate School of Education, nor Morehouse College cannot guarantee any individual an administrator credential at any time.
Accreditation and Certification at Bank Street Graduate School of Education:  Graduates are eligible for New York State School Building Leader (SBL) certification. To be eligible for certification, candidates must have successfully completed three years of teaching or pupil personnel service work in PreK–12 settings. Candidates are also required to pass both the New York State School Building Leader Assessment and the Educating All Students exam. Completion or evidence of completion of the three New York State mandated workshops in Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Prevention, and Harassment, Bullying, and Discrimination Prevention (Dignity for All Students) is a requirement of this program. Workshops can be completed online, and documentation shared with your SSA. Certification support for the New York State certification process and requirements is available to assist you at certification@bankstreet.edu.
Accreditation and Certification at Clark Atlanta University: Graduates of the program are eligible to pursue Tier I educational leadership certification in the state of Georgia and principal’s licensure in the state of Indiana. Program Advisors will meet with students each semester to review processes and options for earning professional licenses in the state in which they reside. Additionally, Clark Atlanta University's (CAU) SOE Certification Officer will conduct workshops each semester related to state certification/licensure procedures and protocols.  Program Advisors and the CAU SOE Certification Officer will meet with students each semester to review processes and options for earning professional licenses in the state in which they reside.
Alabama
G
G
G
Alaska
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrative (Type B) License in Alaska.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrative (Type B) License in Alaska.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrative (Type B) License in Alaska.
B
Arizona
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Standard Professional Principal Certificate in Arizona.
B
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Standard Professional Principal Certificate in Arizona.
B
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Standard Professional Principal Certificate in Arizona.
B
Arkansas
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Building Level Administrator license in Arkansas.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Building Level Administrator license in Arkansas.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Building Level Administrator license in Arkansas.
B
California
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential in California
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential in California
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential in California
B
Colorado
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial Principal License in Colorado.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial Principal License in Colorado.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential in California
B
Connecticut
G
G
G
Delaware
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track at Clark Atlanta University (an Indiana-approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Continuing License as a School Principal in Delaware.
D
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track at Clark Atlanta University (an Indiana-approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Continuing License as a School Principal in Delaware.
D
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track at Clark Atlanta University (an Indiana-approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Continuing License as a School Principal in Delaware.
D
District of Columbia
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrative Services Credential in Washington D.C.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrative Services Credential in Washington D.C.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrative Services Credential in Washington D.C.
B
Florida
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Certificate - School Principal in Florida.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Certificate - School Principal in Florida.
B
The Fellowship’s Masters + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Certificate - School Principal in Florida.
B
Georgia
The National Aspiring Principals Fellowship is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (Ga-PSC) as a program leading to a Standard Professional Educational Leadership - Tier I credential.
C
The National Aspiring Principals Fellowship is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (Ga-PSC) as a program leading to a Standard Professional Educational Leadership - Tier I credential.
C
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (Ga-PSC) as a program leading to a Standard Professional Educational Leadership - Tier I credential.
D
Hawaii
G
G
G
Idaho
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Standard Administrator Certificate - School Principal (Pre-K-12) Endorsement in Idaho.
C
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Standard Administrator Certificate - School Principal (Pre-K-12) Endorsement in Idaho.
C
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for a Standard Administrator Certificate - School Principal (Pre-K-12) Endorsement in Idaho.
D
Illinois
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Educator License (PEL) Administrator Endorsement - Principal (PK-Age 22) in Illinois.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Educator License (PEL) Administrator Endorsement - Principal (PK-Age 22) in Illinois.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Educator License (PEL) Administrator Endorsement - Principal (PK-Age 22) in Illinois.
B
Indiana
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University is approved by the Indiana State Board of Education as a program leading to a Building Level Administrator License.
A
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University is approved by the Indiana State Board of Education as a program leading to a Building Level Administrator License.
A
The Fellowship at Clark Atlanta University is approved by the Indiana State Board of Education as a program leading to a Building Level Administrator License.
B
Iowa
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial Administrator - PK-12 Principal / PK-12 Special Education Supervisor in Iowa.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial Administrator - PK-12 Principal / PK-12 Special Education Supervisor in Iowa.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial Administrator - PK-12 Principal / PK-12 Special Education Supervisor in Iowa.
B
Kansas
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial School Leadership License - Building Level (Principal) in Kansas.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial School Leadership License - Building Level (Principal) in Kansas.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for an Initial School Leadership License - Building Level (Principal) in Kansas.
B
Kentucky
G
G
G
Louisiana
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Educational Leader Level 1 (EDL 1) certificate in Louisiana.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Educational Leader Level 1 (EDL 1) certificate in Louisiana.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Educational Leader Level 1 (EDL 1) certificate in Louisiana.
B
Maine
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Certificate - Building Administrator in Maine.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Certificate - Building Administrator in Maine.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Professional Certificate - Building Administrator in Maine.
B
Maryland
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Administrator I or Administrator II certificates in Maryland.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Administrator I or Administrator II certificates in Maryland.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Administrator I or Administrator II certificates in Maryland.
B
Massachusetts
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Principal/Assistant Principal License in Massachusetts.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Principal/Assistant Principal License in Massachusetts.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Principal/Assistant Principal License in Massachusetts.
B
Michigan
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for a Standard Professional Principal Certificate in Michigan.
B
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for a Standard Professional Principal Certificate in Michigan.
B
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for a Standard Professional Principal Certificate in Michigan.
B
Minnesota
G
G
G
Mississippi
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Five-Year Entry Level Administrator License in Mississippi.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Five-Year Entry Level Administrator License in Mississippi.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Five-Year Entry Level Administrator License in Mississippi.
B
Missouri
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrator Certificate in Missouri.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrator Certificate in Missouri.
B
The Fellowship's Master's + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Administrator Certificate in Missouri.
B
Montana
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Class 3 Administrative Principal License in Montana.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Class 3 Administrative Principal License in Montana.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Class 3 Administrative Principal License in Montana.
B
Nebraska
G
G
G
Nevada
G
G
G
New Hampshire
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Beginning Educator License (BEL) with a Principal Administrative Endorsement in New Hampshire.
B
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Beginning Educator License (BEL) with a Principal Administrative Endorsement in New Hampshire.
B
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Beginning Educator License (BEL) with a Principal Administrative Endorsement in New Hampshire.
B
New Jersey
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Certificate of Eligibility (CE)/Provisional Principal Certificate in New Jersey.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Certificate of Eligibility (CE)/Provisional Principal Certificate in New Jersey.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Certificate of Eligibility (CE)/Provisional Principal Certificate in New Jersey.
B
New Mexico
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Initial Educational Administration (Pre K-12) in New Mexico.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Initial Educational Administration (Pre K-12) in New Mexico.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Initial Educational Administration (Pre K-12) in New Mexico.
B
New York
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education is approved by the New York State Board of Education as a program leading to a New York Initial Certificate - School Building Leader.
E
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education is approved by the New York State Board of Education as a program leading to a New York Initial Certificate - School Building Leader.
E
The Fellowship at Bank Street College of Education is approved by the New York State Board of Education as a program leading to a New York Initial Certificate - School Building Leader.
F
North Carolina
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Professional Educator License as a School Administrator in North Carolina.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Professional Educator License as a School Administrator in North Carolina.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Professional Educator License as a School Administrator in North Carolina.
B
North Dakota
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Out of State Educator License (OSEL) with Elementary or Secondary Principal Credential in North Dakota.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Out of State Educator License (OSEL) with Elementary or Secondary Principal Credential in North Dakota.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Out of State Educator License (OSEL) with Elementary or Secondary Principal Credential in North Dakota.
B
Ohio
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Professional Principal License in Ohio.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Professional Principal License in Ohio.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Professional Principal License in Ohio.
B
Oklahoma
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal Certificate (Traditional Route) in Oklahoma.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal Certificate (Traditional Route) in Oklahoma.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal Certificate (Traditional Route) in Oklahoma.
B
Oregon
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Reciprocal Administrator License in Oregon.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Reciprocal Administrator License in Oregon.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Reciprocal Administrator License in Oregon.
B
Pennsylvania
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal PK-12 Certificate in Pennsylvania.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal PK-12 Certificate in Pennsylvania.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal PK-12 Certificate in Pennsylvania.
B
Rhode Island
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Building Level Administrator (12001) Certificate in Rhode Island.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Building Level Administrator (12001) Certificate in Rhode Island.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Building Level Administrator (12001) Certificate in Rhode Island.
B
South Carolina
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Elementary or Secondary Principal (Tier I) in South Carolina. South Carolina educators must first seek pre-approval of the program from the South Carolina Department of Educator (SCDE) before enrolling in the Fellowship (any out-of-state educator preparation program). Sign in to My SC Educator Portal to submit a request for change or action and secure a letter of approval.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Elementary or Secondary Principal (Tier I) in South Carolina. South Carolina educators must first seek pre-approval of the program from the South Carolina Department of Educator (SCDE) before enrolling in the Fellowship (any out-of-state educator preparation program). Sign in to My SC Educator Portal to submit a request for change or action and secure a letter of approval.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Elementary or Secondary Principal (Tier I) in South Carolina. South Carolina educators must first seek pre-approval of the program from the South Carolina Department of Educator (SCDE) before enrolling in the Fellowship (any out-of-state educator preparation program). Sign in to My SC Educator Portal to submit a request for change or action and secure a letter of approval.
B
South Dakota
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the K-12 Principal (Professional or Out-of-State Provisional) in South Dakota.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the K-12 Principal (Professional or Out-of-State Provisional) in South Dakota.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the K-12 Principal (Professional or Out-of-State Provisional) in South Dakota.
B
Tennessee
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Instructional Leader License in Tennessee.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Instructional Leader License in Tennessee.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Instructional Leader License in Tennessee.
B
Texas
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Standard Principal Certificate in Texas.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Standard Principal Certificate in Texas.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Standard Principal Certificate in Texas.
B
Utah
G
G
G
Vermont
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal Endorsement (code 91) in Vermont.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal Endorsement (code 91) in Vermont.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Principal Endorsement (code 91) in Vermont.
B
Virginia
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Administration and Supervision Endorsement in Virginia.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Administration and Supervision Endorsement in Virginia.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Administration and Supervision Endorsement in Virginia.
B
Washington
G
G
G
West Virginia
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Professional Administrative Certificate in West Virginia.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Professional Administrative Certificate in West Virginia.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets educational requirements for the Initial Professional Administrative Certificate in West Virginia.
B
Wisconsin
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Administrator License - Principal in Wisconsin.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Administrator License - Principal in Wisconsin.
B
The Fellowship’s Master’s + Certification Track (a US principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Administrator License - Principal in Wisconsin.
B
Wyoming
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Principal K-12 (or K-6, 6-12) in Wyoming.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Principal K-12 (or K-6, 6-12) in Wyoming.
A
The Fellowship (a US state approved principal preparation program) meets the educational requirements for the Principal K-12 (or K-6, 6-12) in Wyoming.
B