Post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration

Online or on campus

The post-master's certificate in educational leadership and administration is designed for students who hold a master’s degree and have at least one year of PreK-12 instructional experience. Students are prepared to promote high-quality student achievement and become a leader in various public school-based and central office positions. The academic program includes courses and PreK-12 field experiences designed to meet administrative certification requirements in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and other states that honor interstate compact agreements.

This accelerated program can be pursued either in the classroom or in an online, distance learning format and is nationally recognized by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the National Council for Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits in required courses.

EDUC 6232Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction
EDUC 6234Site-Based Leadership: K-12
EDUC 6236School Law and Policy
EDUC 6287Internship: Administration (taken twice for 3 credits each time)
EDUC 6422Instructional Needs Analysis