1 year
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 15,120
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

For individuals currently holding an appropriate master's degree who wish to become certifiable as a school principal or school counselor, post-master's certification programs are available as follows:

Educational Leadership Post-Master's Certification Option

27 credits

The Educational Leadership Post-Master's Certification Option will provide the candidate with the framework and expertise in the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for transformational school leadership for the 21st century. Through the perspectives of the conceptual framework of the Keene State College education program, candidates for the Educational Leadership Program will:

  • Explore the dynamic nature of the teaching and learning process.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors that meet high expectations and standards.
  • Understand the world from multiple perspectives.
  • Contribute to a just and equitable world.

School principals are leaders who function in many roles to meet the diverse needs of individuals and groups in an increasingly complex society and a rapidly evolving world. To lead effectively, school principals must be prepared with the knowledge, skills, and ethical understandings necessary to create an environment that promotes human potential in terms of learning and citizenship.