Academic programs

Certificate in Educational Leadership

This post-master’s certificate is a 21-hour program for individuals who have obtained a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; the degree must be in the field of education or in one that meets the requirements to be employed in a position requiring licensure in Virginia. Applicants must have an active five-year renewable educator license and have at least two years of experience in an instructional personnel position that requires licensure in Virginia.

Curriculum information

The Certificate in Educational Leadership requires a minimum of 21 total graduate credit hours:

Degree requirements for the Certificate in Educational Leadership »

Please keep in mind, however, that the exact course requirements may vary depending on when you matriculated into the program, so please consult your adviser or the program coordinator with any additional questions.

Contact us

For more information, please contact:

Barbara Driver, Ph.D.
Assistant professor and internship coordinator
Phone: (804) 828-1317
Email: bdriver@vcu.edu