Educational Leadership – Certification Program for PL-6 or PL-7
This program is for individuals who already hold an Ed.S. or Ed.D. degree in leadership, but are seeking a Georgia performance-based certificate in Educational Leadership. The program affords candidates advanced preparation in Educational Leadership for both school level and system level leadership positions and will result in a PL-6 or PL-7 certificate in Educational Leadership. Admission requirements include the following:
- An Ed.S. or an Ed.D. degree from a nationally or regionally accredited institution
- Hold a leadership position in a local education agency (LEA), or other service organization with which the university has a formal partnership agreement.
- Be recommended by the Superintendent, Headmaster, or the senior administrator of the employing LEA or organization.
- Three letters of recommendation from employers, supervisors, or professional colleagues.
A minimum of 24 semester hours of graduate credit must be completed for this degree program. Eighteen semester hours of the program are in the residency and six hours are in course work, most of which can be taken concurrently with the residency.