Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership Tier I
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership Tier I program provides PreK-12 educational leaders with the opportunity to further develop the skills necessary for school administrative positions.  This program is designed for those who already have master’s degrees in Education.  Courses include Legal and Ethical Issues in School Leadership, Transformational School Leadership, Utilizing Data in Leadership, and Developing Professional Learning Communities.


  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess a Professional Level Five Certificate or higher in a teacher, service, or leadership
  • Cumulative 2.75 (4.0 scale) GPA or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements
  • School/district leader assurance form
  • Completion of Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership Assessment-Program Entry (Test 370)
  • Tier I Leadership preparation agreement between candidate’s Local Unit of Administration (LUA) and GSU

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges