School Building Leader

Advanced Certificate

SUNY Cortland

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Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

Earn your School Building Leader advanced certificate online
Put theory into practice and lead improvement in education. SUNY Cortland’s Educational Leadership Program prepares educators to be advocates for social justice and equity and ultimately make a district-wide impact.
This fully online certificate of advanced study (C.A.S.) program welcomes educational leaders with a master’s degree and teaching certification in New York state. The curriculum is practitioner-oriented, with real-world, project-based assignments relevant to K-12 settings. You’ll explore key topics in finance, curriculum, special programs and organization. You’ll also investigate key legal issues and learn about strategic supervision and leadership.
With completion of the School Building Leader C.A.S. program, you’re prepared for any building administrator position, including principal or assistant principal.

What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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