Educational Leadership, Sixth Year Certificate - Intermediate Administrator

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: 


As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

Students must maintain an Overall GPA and a Program GPA of a 3.2 or higher.

Required Courses for a Sixth Year Diploma
EDL 680 – School Administration: Leadership Perspectives – 3 credits
EDL 681 – School Administration: Leadership Development – 3 credits
EDL 684 – Learning Theory into Practice – 3 credits
EDL 685 – Curriculum Development – 3 credits
EDL 682 – School Administration: Organizational Development – 3 credits
EDL 683 – Supervision and Staff Development – 3 credits
EDL 687 – Internship/Field Practice I – 1.5 credits
EDL 688 – Internship/Field Practice II – 1.5 credits
EDL 602 – School Law – 3 credits
EDL 657 – School Finance – 3 credits
EDL 689 – Seminar in Administration – 3 credits


Graduate students enrolled in this program who hold a Teaching Certificate and have five years of successful teaching experience in a public school or an approved non-public school may be recommended for an Initial Educator Certificate for Intermediate Administrator or Supervision upon completion of the program requirements and any additional Connecticut State Department requirements.