Instructional Leadership Certificate for Educators

Take your education career to the next level with the Mount’s graduate certificate in instructional leadership. This program prepares students to think creatively, reason logically and communicate effectively in a variety of leadership positions including assistant principal, specialists and teacher leaders.

The hybrid format allows you to take online classes from home and also meet on weeknights at our convenient Frederick campus, minutes from I-70 and I-270, as well as our main campus in Emmitsburg.

Additional Programs

The School of Education also offers certificate programs in advanced study in reading, along with instructional design and technology.

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Affordability & Aid

  • $8,910 – Estimated total cost of program, including tuition and fees.*
  • Cost is based on 15 credits (5 classes) at $594 per credit.
  • No application fee.

*Tuition and fees represent 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled on at least half-time basis (6-credits per semester) may qualify for financial aid. You may seek financial assistance through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, or deferment of undergraduate loans.

The Mount also has a variety of employer tuition remission or reimbursement agreements with local school systems, businesses and community colleges, so you may just get a discount from your employer or previous college. Learn more about Graduate Student Financial Aid at the Mount.

Admissions & Application

The graduate certificate in instructional leadership is designed for individuals who hold a master’s degree in education.

  • Classes begin: Every semester.
  • Admissions: Rolling.
  • No application fee.

Application Requirements

  • Master of Education degree from an accredited four-year institution with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) from all accredited four-year institutions attended after high school.
  • Copy of current valid teaching certificate.
Start Your Free Application Today

Free Application

Mary Newton
Assistant to the Dean
School of Education
newton@msmary.edu

Affordability & Aid

Affordability & Aid

  • $8,910 – Estimated total cost of program, including tuition and fees.*
  • Cost is based on 15 credits (5 classes) at $594 per credit.
  • No application fee.

*Tuition and fees represent 2022-23 rates, effective July 1, 2022. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled on at least half-time basis (6-credits per semester) may qualify for financial aid. You may seek financial assistance through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, or deferment of undergraduate loans.

The Mount also has a variety of employer tuition remission or reimbursement agreements with local school systems, businesses and community colleges, so you may just get a discount from your employer or previous college. Learn more about Graduate Student Financial Aid at the Mount.

Admissions & Application

Admissions & Application

The graduate certificate in instructional leadership is designed for individuals who hold a master’s degree in education.

  • Classes begin: Every semester.
  • Admissions: Rolling.
  • No application fee.

Application Requirements

  • Master of Education degree from an accredited four-year institution with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) from all accredited four-year institutions attended after high school.
  • Copy of current valid teaching certificate.
Start Your Free Application Today

Free Application

Mary Newton
Assistant to the Dean
School of Education
newton@msmary.edu