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Certificate

Post Master’s Certificate in Education Leadership

18 months

Approximate Program Length

15

Total Credits

$810

Cost per Credit

Online

Format

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Shape minds and leave a lasting impact on what and how students learn. With our Post Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership (CERT/D-EL), you’ll gain the skills to improve student achievement through research. Credits earned for a CERT/D-EL are transferrable toward our Doctor of Education with a focus in Educational Leadership. However, this certificate does not lead to teacher licensure.

You'll learn how to:

  • Improve the performance of educational institutions

  • Facilitate learning in culturally diverse classrooms

  • Manage classrooms, schools and systems despite severe funding pressures

  • Conduct research to improve instructional and organizational processes

Courses

1

Course at a time

8

Weeks per course

5

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Post Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Post Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Leadership in contemporary organizations
  • The legal context of education
  • Instructional leadership
  • Economics of education
  • Evaluation and assessment methods

Program Purpose Statement

The Post Master’s Certificate in Education Leadership (CERT/D-EL) will prepare learners to become transformational leaders who will strategically manage and lead complex educational organizations. The CERT/D-EL does not lead to teacher licensure or any other professional licensure or certification.

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Post Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership?

A CERT/D-EL can prepare you to be an:

  • Education administrator
  • Chief learning officer
  • Educational leader
  • Program facilitation director
6 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for instructional coordinators is projected to be as fast as average between 2018 and 2028.

Tuition

Paying for school

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Enrollment representative

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Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Take one class at a time and choose a start date that works for your schedule.

Online or campus-based learning

Enroll in online classes and study anytime of the day or night, 24/7/365. Or enroll at a campus in your state to attend classes virtually with your peers.

Around-the-clock support and resources

Access our online resources 24/7 or reach our trained representatives by phone or chat 20 hours a day, 5 days a week.

 

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

25

Deans

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix