Advanced Certificate in Educational Leadership
Stony Brook University

Program Details

Stony Brook University offers the Advanced Certificate in Educational Leadership. This program prepares K-12 educators for advancement to positions at both the school district (SDL) and school building (SBL) levels. Such positions include superintendent of schools, district superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, department chairperson, or athletic director.


  • Master's degree
  • Official transcript (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA)
  • Permanent or Professional Teaching Certification
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One of the following:  GRE; GMAT/Miller Analogies/EAS Test
  • Personal interview may be requested

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education