Certificate in Administration and Supervision
The Educational Leadership Certificate in Administration and Supervision provides a pathway for students who currently hold a master’s degree to earn a Certified Administrator Certificate (Admin I). Our program provides students with the conceptual tools and professional preparation to become accomplished school leaders.
This 21-credit program includes a six credit year-long internship in the student’s current school assignment. Our programs are state approved and nationally accredited. Learn more about the program curriculum.
Class Duration: 8 weeks
Delivery: Fully Online or Hybrid
Format: Full-time or Part-time
Next Admission Term: Spring 2024
Time of Completion: 2 years
10-Month Executive Leadership Pathway
Loyola's Executive Style Pathway to the Post-Masters Certificate is for students who want to earn a Certified Administrator Certificate (Admin I) in 10 months. Our program provides exceptionally qualified licensed professionals with the knowledge, competencies, and application of the Professional Standards for Educational Leadership (PSEL).
Because this is a fast-track pathway, it is delivered in a hybrid, full-time format. This allows students to maintain full-time employment while completing their coursework, face to face, and on the weekends. Learn more about the program curriculum.
Participation provides eligibility for certification as an Administrator I (Assistant in Administration, Supervisor in Instruction, or Supervisor in Central Administration). Students seeking Administrator II (Principal) certification are required to successfully complete the School Leaders Licensure Assessment exam. Our programs are state approved and nationally accredited.
Loyola University Maryland's program is aligned to the code of regulations as identified by the Maryland State Department of Education. Participants must have 27 months of satisfactory teaching performance on a professional certificate or satisfactory performance as a certified specialist and a three credit special education course as defined in the COMAR regulations to receive the approved Administrator I program stamp.