The Graduate Certificate program is intended for those who already have a degree and who are looking for formal training in Teacher Leadership. Students must have a teaching license or be eligible for a teaching license at the start of program enrollment.

Length of Program

  • less than two years
  • 18 credit hours, followed by the internship course

Certificate Courses (18 Credit Hours, plus 3 hours of internship)

If you already have a Master's Degree, you may complete the Leadership Concentration and the internship, to satisfy the Certificate Program in Educational Leadership offered through SPCE.

Sample course progression


  • ADSU 640: Foundations of School Administration
  • ADSU 641: School Law
  • ADSU 642: Leadership for School-Community Relations
  • ADSU 643: The Principalship
  • ADSU 644: Supervision and Development of School Personnel
  • ADSU 652: School Finance and Business Management
  • ADSU 668: Internship in the Principalship OR
  • ADSU 678: Full-time Internship for School Administrators

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