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School District Leadership, Advanced Certificate

Become a superintendent of schools, assistant superintendent, or district director by learning to apply technology and innovate collaborative solutions to the real-world problems affecting schools.

The College of Arts & Sciences is no longer accepting applications for this degree program.


What You’ll Learn

Designed for school professionals who wish to pursue an administrative career, the School District Leadership, Advanced Certificate is offered fully online to fit into your busy schedule. Short-cycle courses of only eight weeks are also available.

You’ll learn how to tackle the challenges facing school district leaders today, developing expertise in planning, implementing, and assessing the use of technology in all phases of district operations.

New York Tech’s emphasis on diversity ensures that you’ll develop cultural competency and can build organizational cultures that respect all members of the school community.

If you have previously completed our School Leadership and Technology, Advanced Diploma program, you will need to take two additional courses and a district-level internship to get your SDL certificate. All other candidates must complete the full 5-course sequence.

Career Options

  • Assistant Superintendent of Schools
  • Director of Technology
  • School District Director
  • Superintendent of Schools

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

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Accredited

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The school district leadership program is accredited by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) for School Leadership and Technology Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

How You’ll Succeed

Once you successfully complete the program, you’ll be well-prepared for the New York State School District Leader examination; our graduates have high success rates on New York State certification examinations (NYSTCE).

In addition, candidates who have SBL degrees from other universities and seek to obtain the SDL certificate are welcome and can readily complete the program.

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Accredited

The school district leadership program is accredited by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) for School Leadership and Technology Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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