Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Education

Educational Leadership Certificate


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-baccalaureate graduate certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The post-master’s certificate is a 21-hour program for individuals who hold a master’s degree in the field of education or a master’s degree that meets the requirements to hold a teaching position; who have an active teaching license; and who have at least two years of school experience in an instructional personnel position that requires licensure in Virginia.* Individuals who already have a master’s degree in the field of education and seeking certification in administration/supervision must take 21 credits from the courses required for the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership administration and supervision track, including internship courses. An end-of-program assessment is required. Individuals must meet Technology Standards approved by the Virginia Board of Education, and they must supply proof of Child Abuse and Neglect Recognition Training. Individuals successfully completing the program are eligible for endorsement as an administrator/supervisor K-12.


National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education and the Virginia State Department of Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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