Graduate Studies

school leadership

This certificate allows the candidate to assume such roles as superintendent, principal, assistant principal, supervisor, department chairperson, or program coordinator.

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The Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership is available to candidates who already possess teaching certification, a Master's degree in education or a related field, and three years of satisfactory teaching or professional experience in a Pre-K-12 setting.

The program leads to a recommendation to the New York State Education Department for initial certification as a School Building Leader (SBL) or School District Leader (SDL).


School Building Leadership

Admission Requirements
  • NYSED teaching certification
  • Master's degree in education or related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Three years satisfactory teaching or professional experience in a Pre-K-12 school.
  • Two written recommendations from the candidate's school superintendent and immediate supervisor.
  • A completed graduate application.
Program Requirements
  • A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate-level
    courses, including a 600-clock hour internship:
    EDU 614  Principles of School Administration and Leadership

    EDU 615  School Building Leader

    EDU 616  Supervision I: Theory and Practice

    EDU 617  Supervision II: Supervision to Improve Instruction

    EDU 618  Internship I: Educational Leadership

    EDU 619  Internship II: Educational Leadership

    EDU 620  Public School Finance

    EDU 624  Contemporary Problems in School Leadership

    EDU 626  Public School Law

    EDU 630  Creating Safe and Productive Schools
  • Internship Portfolio providing evidence of the candidate's impact on students in a Pre-K-12 setting.
  • Comprehensive oral or written examination that covers the professional component of the students program, as determined by the advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 30


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School District Leadership

Admission Requirements
  • Completion of the requirements for New York State School Building Leader Certification
  • Master's degree in education or related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Two written recommendations from the candidate's school superintendent and immediate supervisor.
  • A completed graduate application.
Program Requirements
  • A minimum of six semester hours of graduate-level courses as described below:

    EDU 662 School District Leadership Seminar: Policy Development, Politics and Ethical Practice

    EDU 664 School District Leadership Seminar: Media, Governance, and Crisis Management

Total Credit Hours: 6




Additional Resources

Dr. Charles Stoddart, Co-Program Coordinator
Dr. Janeil C. Rey, Co-Program Coordinator
College of Education website


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