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Graduate Certificate in School Leadership
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
May 13, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Our Online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership Equips You to Build a Better Learning Community

Liberty University’s 100% online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership is designed to help educational professionals navigate the complexities of change in schools, communities, and teaching organizations. Students in the online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership will develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to create and maintain learning environments that value diversity, lifelong learning, innovative and ethical decision making, and better learning outcomes for all students.

Why Should You Choose Liberty University’s Online School Leadership Graduate Certificate?

Do you want to improve your leadership skills so that you can apply your teaching and education experience to solve educational problems? Liberty University’s online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership will help you bridge the gap between hands-on classroom experience to a role in managing the higher-order organization and leadership of teaching environments. Whether you are currently working as an educator or looking to start a new career in School Leadership, the online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership will provide a concise, convenient way to demonstrate your value as an education leader.

What Will You Learn in our Online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership?

The Graduate Certificate in School Leadership develops educators with a Christian worldview who can serve as schools with diligence and integrity. Liberty University accomplishes this through challenging and rewarding biblically based courses taught by experienced education professionals. Each professor will teach you the skills and techniques you need to develop into a better leader and administrator of learning environments. The online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership will guide you through advanced studies in educational leadership roles and effective supervision as well as discuss policy concerns and how to navigate important regulations.

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Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Program Highlights of the Online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership

  • By completing your Graduate Certificate in School Leadership online at a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our online School Leadership Graduate Certificate in as little as one semester.
  • You may apply many credits earned in the online Graduate Certificate in School Leadership toward a relevant Master’s Degree.

Similar Programs

You may also be interested in taking the next step in your education with Liberty’s online Master of Education in Administration and Supervision (M.Ed.).

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All Applicants Must Submit the Following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request form.
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.