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Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership

Program Details

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a student-centered approach, specifically designed to accommodate different learning styles and the schedules of working professionals. UNE Online’s 15-credit Post-Master’s Certificate can be completed in just under one year, and requires no GRE or campus visits. The program provides students with the flexibility to customize their course plan with the option to select from one of five focus areas with recommended course tracks.

The five focus areas offered are:

  • Career & Technical Education,
  • Curriculum & Instruction Strategies,
  • Literacy (K-12),
  • Educational Leadership,
  • and Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach K-12.

UNE Online’s Post-Master’s Certificate is comprised of high quality and innovative curricula that teach students skills that they can immediately apply in their classroom. This program will give students the tools to make a difference in their community as well as in their career.Additionally, UNE Online’s Graduate Education Programs are ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings for Best Online Graduate Education Programs. UNE is one of only 25 private universities appearing in the top 100, and is one of just two Maine institutions included in the ranking.

The University of New England is regionally accredited by the New England Association of schools and colleges (NEASC). Accreditation by the Association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.


A master’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or its equivalent. A 3.0 cumulative graduate GPA. Employed in an educational setting or ability to access an environment in which you can apply course concepts and strategies. Professional resume or CV. Supervisor Endorsement form. Professional goal statement.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)