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M.S. in Educational Leadership

The M.S. in Educational Leadership Programs are designed for candidates who hold a New York State (NYS) teaching certificate (professional or permanent) and are seeking NYS certification at the school building level or school building and school district level.

The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Program Highlights

M.S. in Educational Leadership - School Building Leader (SBL) Certification

The applicant must be certified as a teacher and have at least two years of teaching experience before admission to the program.

  • 32 credit hour program
  • Completed in 4 semesters (15 months)
  • Classes meet Friday evenings/Saturdays (every other weekend)

M.S. in Educational Leadership - School District Leader (SDL) and School Building Leader (SBL) Certification

The applicant must be certified as a teacher, have a master's degree and have at least two years of teaching experience before admission to the program.

  • 32 credit hour program
  • Completed in 4 semesters (15 months)
  • Classes meet Friday evenings/Saturdays (every other weekend)

General Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

  • Applicant must be certified as a teacher and have at least 2 years of teaching experience before admission to the program
  • Both Letters of Recommendation [pdf] must be from certified school administrators familiar with the applicant's potential to be successful as an educational leader

Male and female Educational Leadership students with professor

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (585) 385-8161 or grad@sjfc.edu.

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