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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Leadership, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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This certificate is designed for education professionals who are seeking administrative certification in order to pursue leadership roles in their school system.

Changing to Degree Status

If a student wishes to change from a certificate only program to a degree program, he/she must submit a Change of Program Request Form.
A maximum of 18 credits from this post-baccalaureate certificate in instructional leadership may apply to the Instructional Leadership, M.Ed.  program.
Deadline: Students must submit a Change of Program Request Form to their program director before completing the requirements for the certificate.

See Change of Program in Graduate Academic Policies   

Program Completer Status and Certification

Candidates are recommended for Administrator I certification upon successful completion of the M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership. To achieve the Administrator II certification, candidates will take the Praxis II School Leaders Licensure Assessment # 6011. Candidates will need to achieve the minimum Maryland qualifying score of 165.  The Praxis II assessment includes two sections.  Section one contains 100 selected response questions.  Section two contains seven constructed-response questions.  Categories tested include:

  • Vision and goals
  • Teaching and learning
  • Managing organizational systems and safety
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Education system

Gainful Employment Disclosures - 2019

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Leadership

This program is designed to be completed in 10 months.

This program will cost $11,950 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed and include cost for books and supplies.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ 0 of debt.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

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