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If you have a drive towards education but want to fulfill it through working in the outdoors, in out-of-school programming, museum, hospital, or other community setting, this internship intensive option may be the right fit for you.540 Apply now
Autism Spectrum Disorders
For those looking to add expertise in working with children on the autism spectrum, we offer a graduate certificate in autism studies that can be embedded in a master’s program or stand alone.810 Apply now
Today’s collaborative educational environment yields frequent opportunities for teachers to take on informal and formal leadership roles. To be effective, these positions of responsibility require a unique skill set. The Salem State University Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership is an engaging and efficient way of acquiring the framework of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for success.16587 Apply now
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Educational Leadership
This two-year, 36-credit Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) program is designed for educators holding master’s degrees who are ready to pursue informal and formal leadership work, with the end goal of licensure as a principal/assistant principal in the State of Massachusetts.
The CAGS program supports candidates through coursework (nine core, hybrid courses) and guided fieldwork (practicum and seminar experiences), all aligned with the Massachusetts PAL Tasks required for principal/assistant principal licensure. The program’s first year is comprised of the graduate certificate in teacher leadership, which can also be completed as a stand-alone, one-year program.
Given the related work of teacher leaders and formal school leaders, this unique program design gives candidates flexibility in pursuing teacher leadership and formal leadership pathways in related one-year and two-year options.17329 Apply now