Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Policy, Leadership, & Management
Walden University

Program Details

Change is constant. Educators need to be prepared to adapt and evolve to meet shifting demands. Education leaders, from preschool through higher education, require effective leadership and management skills to influence policy.

This online Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Policy, Leadership, and Management program offers a holistic view of the principles, perspectives, and strategies that today’s education professionals need to lead change and affect policy at all levels of the education system.


  • An official transcript of a master’s degree
  • A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in post-bachelor’s degree coursework

Special Accreditation

Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from 2012 to 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission