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Educational Leadership, Adv. Crt.

Application Deadline

Rolling admission

Next start date

August 28, 2017

Cost per credit hour


Credit hours


Join a network of over 1,000 district level leaders that have earned their certification from SUNY Oswego. This networking provides strong mentoring and a broad understanding of diverse leadership practices from multiple perspectives.

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What you will study: 

Deepen your knowledge of school administration, collaborative problem-solving abilities and commitment to providing visionary leadership to schools. The program will also teach you to explore the critical issues in education today and prepare you to direct school improvement toward higher levels of student learning and achievement.

  • EAD 601 - Fundamentals of Administration, credit: 6
  • EAD 610 - School Principalship, credit: 6
  • EAD 641 - Supervision: Improvement of Instruction, credit: 3
  • EAD 695 - Internship for Building and District Leaders, credit: 3

Read full curriculum in the 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog.

Our students in the educational Leadership program can make a major impact. One effective leader may impact a thousand students and 150 teachers.
Angella Perrotto, Department Chair

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Learning outcomes: 

As a graduate of this program, you are eligible for School Building Leader and School District Level New York State certification. Oswego students commonly find jobs within one year of their graduation as a result of our intensive intern process and the hands-on, problem-solving experience in partnering schools. Past graduates have taken positions such as: principal, superintendent, staff development specialist, curriculum director, special education director, technology coordinator, athletic director and assistant superintendent, among others.

School Principal

School District Superintendent

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Admission Requirements: 
Official transcript
GPA of at least 3.0
MAT or GRE scores
Master’s degree
Professional NYSED Certification
Purpose statement
Two letters of recommendation
Application fee