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Educational Leadership

Our nationally accredited educational leadership program offers authentic learning experiences as you collaboratively lead systems for positive change in schools for today and tomorrow.

Graduates of this program are eligible for both School Building Leader and School District Leader New York State certifications. Candidates work with 20 to 35 practicing education administrators in their local geographic region.

Graduate Admissions

Virtual Information Sessions

Pillar with Sheldon Hall's cupola at an entrance to the SUNY Oswego campus

Join us to learn more about:

  • Earning your Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership from SUNY Oswego
  • Required coursework, expectations, and time commitment
  • Our authentic learning philosophy of learning from practitioners in the field
  • Our pathway to an Ed.D
  • Classes held in your geographic region and online

Certification QuestionsGraduate Tuition

School Building Leadership and School District Leadership

Earn your Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership in person or online! Join us from 4:30-5:30 pm for one of the following virtual information sessions. You only need to attend one session! Email [email protected] to register.

  • December 6
  • January 17
  • January 31
  • February 7 
  • February 21
  • March 6
  • March 13
  • March 20
  • April 10 
  • April 24

Join the Zoom session

If you have any questions about our program, please contact our department chair, Angela Perrotto at 585-217-7142.

Course Listings

For first-time/new students:

  1. First-time students will need to complete a non-degree application online. For this process, you will need:
    • Official college transcripts
    • Immunization Documentation, including first MMR dose after first birthday and second dose at least one month or greater from first dose. Visit Health Services for more information.
  2. The Graduate Office will process your non-degree application and will send you a letter along with your SUNY Oswego ID number.
  3. Once you have received your ID number, you will be able to register for our first core course through MyOswego.


Students are able to retrieve their own grade information from MyOswego. If you need assistance, please contact the Registrar's Office at 315-312-2180.

Contact Us

We are a fully remote program! No need to come to campus, all classes are offered online.

Department Chair

Professor Angela Perrotto
Phone: 585-217-7142
[email protected]

Department Office

307 Park Hall
Phone: 315-312-2264 
[email protected]