Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership
Salem University

Program Details

The Post-Master’s Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Educational Leadership prepares the student to become a principal at the elementary, middle, and high school level; a supervisor of instruction at all programmatic levels, or a superintendent of schools.

The program requires the successful completion of 18 or 24 semester credits hours with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 for all courses completed at Salem.


All coursework includes fieldwork or internship experiences that can be completed in your school or district.

  • Have successfully completed three 3 years of full-time teaching or management-level experience
  • Have earned an education-related master’s degree and have a current, valid teaching certificate
  • Have a minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA and a minimum 3.0 graduate GPA

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission