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Take your experience as an educator and administrator to new levels—prepare for Superintendent Certification with Gwynedd Mercy University. Our innovative online program offers you comprehensive professional preparation in a flexible format. In one year of study, you can gain the advanced knowledge of educational law, financial management, and transformational school leadership this role requires.
The program presents our comprehensive curriculum through a suite of industry-leading interactive collaboration tools powered by Adobe Connect. Hands-on experiences in school district settings allow you to apply concepts in practice. The entire program features small classes led by expert faculty advisors who support your success. After completing this program, you will receive a Letter of Eligibility recommending you for Superintendent Certification in Pennsylvania.
What You Will Learn – Online Superintendent Certification Program
This program is appropriate for experienced school administration professionals who have a doctorate in education or a master’s degree or post-master’s certificate in educational leadership. At the time of graduation, you will need to have at least three years’ experience in an educational setting in order to be eligible for certification.
*Certification: This program was designed to meet the certification requirements of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you reside in a different state, you should carefully review your home state’s certification requirements prior to enrolling in this program.
As a GMercyU graduate, you will be able to:
An Inspiring Community of Professional Educators and Administrators
GMercyU faculty members bring direct special education experience, advanced research backgrounds, and a passion for teaching to your classroom. Their insights and mentorship will help you effectively extend your leadership skills to the highest levels of practice. You’ll also connect to our extensive alumni network, where you will meet colleagues and friends who will inspire you to continue to discover the Next.
The online Superintendent Certification program consists of 24 credits. After successfully passing your courses, you may apply to take any required certification exams to obtain your certificate.
|EDU 821||The Superintendency|
|EDU 822||School Boards and School District Governance|
|EDU 824||Transformational Leadership and School Turn-Around|
|EDU 828||School District Practicum I|
|EDU 829||School District Practicum II|