This 24-credit graduate certificate is reserved for applicants who already have a master’s degree and a valid teaching license. This program emphasizes an understanding of the complexities of change in schools, communities, and organizations. Participants develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to create and maintain learning environments that value diversity, continual knowledge acquisition, instructional leadership, innovative and ethical decision making, reflective practice, and successful achievement of all students.
What it costs
The cost for this program is $693.25 per credit hour for VA state residents, $893.25 per credit hour for Non-VA residents. There is a 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount available for VA state residents who are eligible and apply. See the Cost tab below for a breakdown of tuition and fees. All of Mason’s tuition rates and fees can be found on our Student Accounts site.
This program has a priority application deadline of March 1 for Fall and October 15 for Spring. We will be reviewing and considering applications that are complete as of October 15. We will continue reviewing complete applications beyond October 15 as space is available. Incomplete, online applicants will receive an email asking them if they wish to have their application moved to the Campus Program or have the incomplete application re-opened for the Online Program in Fall. For all application information and deadlines, see the CEHD Admissions site.