Graduate Certificate in School Leadership for Educational Equity, Racial Understanding, and Organizational Transformation Curriculum Map

  • 18 total credits
  • 3 semesters: Blended format (asynchronous/synchronous)
  • 500 practicum hours at school site
  • Capstone
  • The curriculum is designed to prepare you for the MA PAL state assesment for licensure.

Overview of Curriculum

Educational Leadership, Equity and Transformation (8 credits)
ORG LP708 - Leadership of Educational Institutions (credits: 3) 
ORG LP707 - Shaping School Culture (credits: 3) 
ORG LP706 - The Crux of School Leadership: Managing Dilemmas, Paradoxes, and Complexity (credits: 2) 

Anti-racist Leadership, Interventions and Actions (9 credits)
ORG LP786 - The Psychology of Racism and Discrimination (credits: 3) 
Anti-racist Leadership/Multicultural Leadership/Change Leadership (credits: 3)
DEI Interventions Effective Communication (credits: 3)

Captstone (1 credit)
A capstone is required for those earning a principal certification. A capstone is not required for PsyD students.

Total Credits: 18


Course Sequence

Semester 1
ORG LP786 - The Psychology of Racism and Discrimination (credits: 3) 
ORG LP708 - Leadership of Educational Institutions (credits: 3)

Semester 2
Anti-racist Leadership/Multicultural Leadership/Change Leadership (credits: 3)
ORG LP707 - Shaping School Culture (credits: 3)

Semester 3
DEI Interventions Effective Communication (credits: 3)
ORG LP706 - The Crux of School Leadership: Managing Dilemmas, Paradoxes, and Complexity (credits: 2)


Additional Program Components:
Practicum oversight, advising and placement support.

Attend an Upcoming Admissions Event

Attend an Online Webinar