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Executive Leadership Pathway

The Certificate in Administration and Supervision Executive Pathway is a rigorous 21-credit post-master’s Certificate and can help you obtain the Administration I endorsement in just 10 months. Our program provides you with the conceptual tools and professional preparation to become an accomplished school leader which are aligned with the national Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSELs).

The next cohort will begin Fall 2024. Below is the schedule for the program.

Program Overview

  • Credits: 21
  • Delivery: Hybrid
  • Next Admission Term: Fall 2024
  • Format: Full-time
  • Format: Full-time or Part-time
  • Time of Completion: 10 months



Fall 2024- 12 credits 

Course Schedule 

AD651: Leadership and Equity (3crs)
8W1: August 28-October 20, 2023

In Person Dates:
Saturday, August 26th 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday, September 15th- 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, September 16th 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday, October 13th 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, October 14th 9:00am-4:00pm

AD675: Leading Change: School Leadership and Management (3crs)
8W2: October 23- December 21, 2023

In Person Dates:
Friday, October 27th 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, October 28 9:00-1:00pm
Friday November 10th 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, November 11th 9:00-1:00pm
Friday, December 7th- 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, December 9th 9:00-1:00pm

AD650: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instructional Leadership (3crs)
8W2: October 23- December 21, 2023

In Person Dates:
Saturday, October 28 1:00-5:00pm
Sunday, October 29th 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, November 11th 1:00-5:00pm
Sunday, November 12th- 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, December 9th 1:00-5:00pm
Sunday, December 10th 10:00-12:00pm

 AD688: Internship in Educational Leadership I (3crs)
15 Weeks: August 28- December 21, 2023
Tuesday August 29, 2023. 6-8pm

Synchronous Session Dates:
Saturday September 9, 2023. 9-12
Saturday October 7, 2023. 9-12
Saturday December 16, 2023

Spring 2024- 9 credits

Course Schedule 
AD662: Leadership, Supervision, and Professional Development (3crs)
8W1:January 15 - March 8, 2024
In Person Dates:

Friday, January 19th – 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday, January 20th- 1:00-5:00pm
Friday, February 2nd 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, February 3rd 1:00-5:00pm
Saturday, March 8th 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday March 9th 1:00-5:00pm

AD668: Policy, Law, and Ethics (3crs)
8W2: March 11 - May 9, 2024
In Person Dates:
Saturday, March 30th 9:00-4:00pm
Friday, April 19th 5:00-8:00pm
Saturday, April 20th 1:00-5:00pm
Saturday, May 11th 9:00-4:00pm
 AD689: Internship in Educational Leadership II (3crs)
15 Weeks: January 16- May 9, 2024
 Synchronous Dates:

Saturday, January 20, 2024, 9:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, February 3, 2024, 9 :00am-12:00pm
Saturday, March 9, 2024, 9:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9:00am-12:00pm

Certification Eligibility

Participation provides eligibility for certification as an Administrator I (Assistant in Administration, Supervisor in Instruction, or Supervisor in Central Administration). 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 as defined in the COMAR regulations to receive the approved Administrator I program stamp.