Educational Leadership

Degree Granted
Advanced Certificate
Degree Levels
Graduate, Graduate Certificate
Garden City

Reach your potential and become a school leader.

Why Earn a Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership?

Educational leadership is ideal for the teacher who aspires to be in a leadership position or for the building leader who wants to work in central office administration.

Why Earn a Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership at Adelphi?

Through a combination of theoretical and field-based study, candidates will gain greater knowledge and proficiency in the management of school personnel and in the role technology plays in educational practice. The programs prepare students for a variety of leadership roles such as principal, assistant principal, department chairperson or supervisor.

  • Build deep working relationships with your professors and peers thanks to small classroom settings.
  • Enhance your credentials in a highly competitive field.
  • Benefit from hybrid courses, accommodating the needs of hardworking professionals

Certification Options

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants must have a NYS teacher certification in addition to a minimum 3.0 GPA and should submit the following application requirements:

  • Graduate application and $60 fee
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • One letter of recommendation documenting at least three years of teaching experience
  • A current résumé or CV

Additional Requirements

Applicants interested in the advanced certificate program should submit the following:

  • Final transcript documenting a master’s degree from an accredited four-year institution

Awards & Recognition

Educational Leadership Program Director

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