Educational Leadership & Policy
Shippensburg University understands the importance of providing programs for school district, state level and organizational leaders. Ship's Department of Educational Leadership works in collaboration with the Office of Professional, Continuing and Distance Education (PCDE) to provide a variety of graduate certificate and post-master's programs.
Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing education professional with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to develop and implement programs that support the Commonwealth’s children in realizing their full academic potential in a variety of educational settings. The program cohorts are relatively smaller in size to encourage discussion and collaboration amongst students under the guidance of university faculty, leadership fellows who are practicing experts in the field, as well as district-level executive leaders who serve as mentors.
These programs and cohorts are offered in convenient locations, with variety of online components, plus evening and/or weekend courses.
Educational Leadership at Ship
Flexible Coursework for Busy Professionals
The following Educational Leadership programs are designed specifically with the working education professional in mind. The blended learning experience makes the programs convenient and accessible for school personnel that are currently employed in professional positions.
Expert Faculty & Mentors
Each residency is four credits and will be co-supervised by a university faculty member, a Leadership Fellow who is a practicing expert in the field, and a district based facilitator/mentor. They are selected from current district-level administrators, or other credentialed with specific expertise in the targeted areas.