Educational Leadership, M.S.Ed. with School Building Leadership and School District Leadership Certification (Online)

This master’s program (36 credit-hours) is appropriate for New York state certified teaching professionals with a first master’s degree who wish to pursue administrative positions at either the school or district level. This program leads to NYS certification as a school building leader (SBL) and school district leader (SDL).


  • Educational master’s degree;
  • permanent or professional certificate in classroom or pupil personnel services;
  • EDU 595 Intro to Educ Research & Statistics or equivalent;
  • evidence that the candidate has met the New York state requirements for
    1. school violence prevention
    2. The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA).
Required Courses
EDU 632Leadership and the School Building3
EDU 649Capstone for the School Building Leader3
EDU 644Instructional Supervision3
EDU 645Curriculum Planning: Design,3
EDU 599Technology, Data Analysis & School3
EDU 631Leadership & the School District Leader3
EDU 650Capstone for the School District Leader3
EDU 634School Business Administration3
EDU 635School Law3
EDU 824Sch Build/District Intern 13
EDU 825Sch Build/District Intern 23
Select one of the following:3
Personnel Administration &
Policy and Practice in Education
Seminar/Issues in Educational Leadership
Research in Educational Leadership
Further Requirements
Candidates must pass the comprehensive examinations New York State Education Leadership Assessment for School District Leader to graduate from the program.
Candidates must pass the New York State Educational Leadership Assessments for School Building Leader, School District Leader and EAS to obtain the New York state certifications in these areas and complete the program.
Total Credits36