Graduate Certificate in School Leadership Lead the Way, Every Day


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Do you want to improve your leadership skills so you can apply your teaching experience to solve educational problems? Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership can help. This educational administration program is designed to help professionals navigate the complexities of schools, communities, and teaching organizations.*

Throughout this online certificate in educational administration, you can learn how to:

  • Improve learning outcomes for all students.
  • Make informed, ethical decisions.
  • Promote the value of diversity, lifelong learning, and innovation.

*Please note that this certificate does not grant licensure.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University’s educational leadership certificate can help you bridge the gap from hands-on classroom experience to administration roles.

Are you currently working as an educator? Do you want to start your career in school leadership? Our graduate certificate in educational leadership online can provide you with an advanced credential. You will be able to demonstrate your value as a leader in your organization.

Here’s why you should complete your graduate certificate with us:

  • Liberty University is regionally accredited by SACSCOC, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. You’ll be earning your certificate from a respected institution.
  • This program is offered 100% online. You can continue to dedicate time to your career and family while earning an advanced credential.
  • Our professors have real-life experience teaching and administrating at all levels of education. They are excited to share their expertise with you.

Our Graduate Certificate in School Leadership seeks to develop educators with a Christian worldview. These educators can prepare to serve in their school or organization with diligence and integrity. We accomplish this through challenging and rewarding courses taught by experienced education professionals. Each professor can teach you the skills and techniques you need to develop into a better leader and administrator of learning environments.

Through your education leadership courses online, you can explore the methods and best practices of the field. You can also discuss effective supervision methods, educational policy concerns, and how to navigate important local, state, and federal regulations.

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.