Try on Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Try on Leadership consists of 4 courses (12 credits total) that allow students to apply for conditional Assistant Building Administrator (045) certification through the Maine Department of Education. The course sequence includes:

  • EAD 510 Educational Supervision
  • EAD 651 Organizational Behavior in Education
  • EAD 531 School Law for Administrators
  • SED 520 Law and Policy Affecting Individuals

Each course meets live online, once a week, via Zoom. Courses can be transferred as electives into the M.Ed. in educational leadership program.

NOTE: If you are an international student who is interested in pursuing any of our graduate certificate programs, please contact Katy Blackmer BEFORE applying.

This program will prepare students to be eligible for licensure within the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization & Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, in addition to the contact information needed to inquire further into the licensure requirements associated with this program.

Degrees offered: Graduate Certificate

Program Format: Online

Application deadline: Rolling

Test Required: None

Contact: Maria Frankland

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Program Website: Try on Leadership