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  • Director of Pupil Personnel
  • Director of Special Education
  • Supervisor of Instruction


  • Completed Graduate Application and payment of associated application fee
  • Completed Bachelor's & Master's Degree
  • Official Transcript(s)
    • Must be received from ALL degree issuing colleges/universities and show a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Documentation of language fluency for non-native speakers of English, such as a score report from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The minimum acceptable TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission are:
      Paper-based TOEFL (PBT): 550
      Internet-based TOEFL (IBT): 79
      IELTS: 6
  • Teaching License & three (3) years of teaching experience. Candidates pursuing certification for Director of Special Education need to have 1 of their 3 years of experience in special education or school psychology. Verification of Employment
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

In order to be recognized as a qualified candidate, the requirements above must be met. If you are not sure if you qualify based on the list above, you may request more information.

Designed to help you become a leader in education administration, our Director of Pupil Personnel program can teach you skills in school program improvement, human resource management and supervision, applied research in education, business management in public schools, and more.

Our Administrative Certification programs are a convenient way to continue your education while keeping up with your family and professional obligations. You can complete this program in as little as 3 eight-week terms, which you can start at any time you like. While learning from qualified instructors who have years of industry experience, you can get the education you need to excel in your future professional endeavors. We do all that we can to help our students succeed during and after their time here.

Cumberlands' Administrative Certification programs are certified in the state of Kentucky through (EPSB) the Education Professional Standards Board. If you hope to improve education in an administrative or content specific role, consider choosing University of the Cumberlands. We're here to help you reach your career goals.

For additional admissions information, please contact:

Graduate & Online Admissions
6985 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Phone (606) 539-4390
Toll Free (800) 343-1609
Fax (606) 539-4534

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