School Building Leadership - Advanced Certificate

Estados Unidos

¿Qué aprenderé?

Leadership is critical to transforming school environments so that students and teachers can flourish, especially in an era of rapid change. From the adoption of Common Core Standards and high stakes testing to emerging technologies and the use of social media, learning leaders are needed to navigate these changes.

Why Choose School Building Leadership?

Leadership in education is a changing role. The school building leadership program responds to changing global, social, economic and educational trends to train leaders in the education field. It produces exceptional school leaders that are collaborative, principle-centered and lifelong learners.

The advanced certificate in school building leadership program is designed to help education professionals who already have a master’s degree to meet the New York State (NYS) certification eligibility requirements. All courses in the program for school leaders are based on proven leadership principles, concepts and promoted by New York State and new professional standards for education leaders. You will contribute your experience and learn from others.

Practical Leadership Skills

Each class includes a broad spectrum of learners. Diversity in knowledge and skill level allows participants to develop real-world leadership skills. As a school building leadership participant, you may begin courses at any point in the sequence, which enables participants to practice skills that are necessary in any school, such as:

Integrating new staff into the culture and belief system of the school.
Learning from colleagues whose knowledge and experience offer valuable “slices of reality”
Welcoming participants regardless of prior knowledge, experience or position of authority/leadership. This encourages diversity and a variety of perceptions and experiences.
Recognizing that everyone as a resource. Participants come to class with their own experience, knowledge, skills, dispositions, a world view and a frame of reference.

What Will You Learn?

You will develop the knowledge, skills and disposition to create a supportive and progressive educational environment. As a school building leadership participant, you will:

Gain confidence as an administrator, supervisor and educator.
Develop your self-leadership and collaborative skills.
Showcase learning in periodic performance reviews and completion of course and program requirements.
Meet eligibility requirements to become qualified through New York State (NYS) certification.

What Will You Do?

When you graduate, you will be prepared to assume the roles such as assistant principal, department chairperson, coordinator or unit head.

Jobs for School Building Leadership Professionals

Careers of interest for school building leadership students include the following.

College professor
School administrator

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Education & Health

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (24 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
US$17.920,00 por año
Fecha de inicio

26 Agosto 2024


School of Education & Health

Manhattan College,

4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Miguel Hall, Room 205,


New York,

10471, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or institution. An undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale is normally required, although other factors can be considered in the decision for admission.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants for advanced certificates must hold a bachelor's and master's degree, both from accredited institutions.
GPA average of 3.0 out of 4.0 or equivalent.
Possess an initial or provisional or permanent or professional certificate or the equivalent, or give appropriate and acceptable evidence of potential for instructional leadership.

A minimum TOEFL score of 80 will satisfy admission requirements to a graduate education department at Manhattan College and the criteria for issuance of the I-20 form.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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