Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate

Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate: 15 Credits

The Certificate in Teacher Leadership is designed for people who want to take on leadership roles but aren’t interested in becoming a principal. This strand is designed so that people can add principal certification later on.The courses for this certificate are already a part of the EDL Masters in Teacher Leadership. This 15-credit certificate will be attractive to students who do not want to commit to a full master’s program, but need support in taking a teacher leader role in their school.

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to this graduate certificate program must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university;
  • an earned GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • for international applicants, a demonstrated proficiency in English by submitting a minimum TOEFL score of 90 iBT (557 PBT) or a minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.5 (no sub score lower than 6);
  • two years of work experience or a related life experience to demonstrate leadership capacity

Certificate Requirements:

EDL 613Intervention Strategies3
EDL 614Leading Professional Learning Communities3
EDL 615Student Centered Coaching3
EDL 616Analyzing Student Work3
EDL 635Internship I in Teacher Leadership3
Total Credits15

Note: The courses required for the above certificate may be applied to fulfill a Concentration in the Master of Science, Educational Specialist Areas degree for students who wish to apply for the M.S., Educational Specialist Areas.