The Education program coordinator is Dr. Dustin Johnson. Dr. Johnson can be reached at djohnson@highpoint.edu or 336.841.9450. To learn more about Dr. Johnson and the Education Graduate Faculty click here.  For more information check out the School of Education website today!

Blair Brown is the Education graduate staff liaison. If you would like to tour campus or have general admission questions, you may call Blair at 336.841.9388 or email him at bbrown2@highpoint.edu.

Individuals who have been teaching or working in a public or private school setting for a minimum of three years and currently hold a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university are eligible for the Add-On Licensure in Educational Administration program. Once all required courses are completed and the Educational Administration examination is passed, individuals would be eligible for the add-on license.

Admission Terms: Fall (August) and Spring (January)

Deadlines for Application Materials:

Visit the Admissions Information page for degree admission deadlines.

Financial Aid: The Educational Administration Add-On License is not a degree-seeking program and does not qualify for any type of financial aid assistance.

Required materials include:

  • online application with a nonrefundable $50 application fee
  • an official transcript from all colleges attended (excluding High Point University). If you have attended High Point University you must include it on your application. The Norcross Graduate School will request that transcript for you once application is submitted.
  • resume
  • current teaching license
  • principal recommendation

A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report is not required.

Exceptions to any admission requirement may be considered in special circumstances. 

Degree: None
Prerequisite Work: Applicants must have a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college; current K-12 teaching license; and a minimum of three years of teaching or professional educator experience.
Comprehensive Examinations: None
Class Time: One weekend per month – Friday evening and Saturday  (Executive Cohort Model)

Add-On License (22 semester hours)

  • EDU 5171 – Strategies for Student Learning & Development
  • EDU 5172 – Implementing Distributed Leadership for Teacher Empowerment
  • EDU 5173 – Using Data for School Improvement
  • EDU 5174 – Organizational Management and Legal Issues for 21st Century Schools
  • EDU 5271 – Creating a Culture of School Success
  • EDU 5400 – School Executive Internship I
  • EDU 5500 – School Executive Internship II
  • EDU 5600 – School Executive Internship III