Most principals have a master's degree. The most common areas of study are Teaching, Elementary Education And Teaching, Educational Leadership And Administration, and Special Education And Teaching.

What degrees do principals have?

The most common degree held by principals is Teaching, held by 13% of principals. Other common degrees include Elementary Education And Teaching, Educational Leadership And Administration, and Special Education And Teaching.

Get a detailed breakdown of principals and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that principals hold

Degrees % of principals
Teaching 13%
Elementary Education And Teaching 4%
Educational Leadership And Administration 4%
Special Education And Teaching 3%
Mathematics Teacher Education 3%

What level of education do principals have?

Most principals have the same level of education. 91% of principals have a master's degree, with the second most common being a bachelor's degree at 9%.

Level of education that principals have

Education % of principals
No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Certificate or associate degree 0%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Master's degree 91%
Doctorate 0%