NOTE: We are currently not
taking applications for the Charter School Leadership Graduate Certificate as the program
undergoes revisions. If you are interested in the program and have questions,
please contact Lori Boyland, chair of the Department of Educational Leadership.
From a university with impressive credentials related to charter schools and preparing educational leaders, you can now earn a graduate certificate in charter school administration—in an online, accelerated format that you can complete in just two semesters.
Our certificate’s curriculum is based on what you and your school need, not just theory and guesses. Before launching our certificate, we surveyed charter school leaders to see what would help them most with daily operations and long-term needs. The result is a program acknowledging that the role of a charter school principal is comparable to the role of a public school superintendent.
We understand that you may have special challenges working with underserved or underprivileged populations, and that you need superior skills in evaluating and supervising teachers, implementing and evaluating curriculum, civil rights and disability regulations, educational law, facilities requirements, and the business side of running a school.
Why Ball State?
We are uniquely qualified to offer the only online graduate certificate in the nation aimed to prepare leaders and educators in charter school supervision:
Mode of Delivery
This program is made up of four, 16-week classes offered completely online.
Take the Next Step
Learn more about course requirements for the certificate and how to apply.
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