School Administration Certification

"I felt fully prepared for my new job as an administrator"

-Mike Velasquez, alumni and principal of Avanti High School

Graduate Studies



Physical location
438 Old Main

Mailing address
Graduate Studies
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Office hours
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday

School Administrator Certification

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The school administrator certification program is designed to meet requirements for certification as a school administrator (principal or program administrator).

Reasons to choose Saint Martin's

  • Designed to meet the needs of working professional
  • Fast-track option to complete certificate in one year
  • Flexible course offerings that include online delivery
  • Courses offered as hybrid classes with some face-to-face courses on campus
  • No weekend classes
  • Surprisingly affordable due to innovative format
  • Reduced tuition during summer
  • Experienced and highly qualified faculty
  • Small class-size and supportive instructors
  • Relevant case studies and reflective assignments
  • High percentage of program graduates obtain administrative positions

The Office of Graduate Studies

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