Graduate Certificate in District Level Administration

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Credit Hours

  • Required: a valid teaching license
  • Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

  Tuition and Fees

Tuition / credit hour $437.54
Fee / credit hour  
Library $3.41
Network & Data Systems $11.10
Off-campus $30
Online Facilities $2

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2021 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.

Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid.

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Graduate Certificate

This program allows teachers to broaden their administrative skills to the district level.  Eligibility requirements include a valid teaching license, a master’s degree, and building-level administrator’s licensure. Successful students earn a U of A certificate and can apply to the State Department Education for additional licensure.

Hours can apply toward the Ed.S. in Educational Leadership.


Network Across the State

The Educational Leadership program at the U of A is more than just a collection of courses. The program is:

  • An extensive network of K-16 partners throughout the state
  • A distinguished list of alumni in key leadership positions throughout the country
  • A faculty committed to providing a highly rigorous and relevant classroom experience
  • Researchers that bridge theory and practice to respond to the needs of policymakers and practitioners in the field
  • Students who are passionate about transforming schools and improving the lives of children

Program of Study



Admission to the program is a two-step process.

  1. Apply for admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School.
  2. Contact program coordinator Dr. Kevin Brady or administrative assistant Bernadette Moore at

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