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Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate Program (non-Degree) – Courses & Requirements

A 100% Online Certificate

This 16 credit hour certificate consists of four 15-week courses and internship credits for you to apply the knowledge gained in the courses to a practical project at your school.

Online Meetings (Synchronous Learning Sessions)

Each course will include synchronous learning sessions where the professor and students meet online at the same time. These sessions are tentatively planned for most Tuesdays and occasional Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. MT. Students will have input on session scheduling.

Required Courses

Visit the Get Started – Online Program page for enrollment options and which upcoming terms will have certificate courses available.

ELPS 601 Leadership Development through Inquiry (3)

ELPS 603 Shaping Organizations: Management and Leadership in Education (3)

ELPS 604 Understanding People: Professional Development and Educational Leadership (3)

ELPS 654 Instructional Leadership and Supervision (3)

ELPS 606 Internship in Educational Leadership (4) – You will sign up for 4 total hours of ELPS 606, 1 or 2 hours per term depending on your content course enrollment.


For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Graduate Catalog.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
Varies - see Get Started - Online Program page
$575/credit hour

Delivery Options:

Program Coordinator:

Linda Vogel


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