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Advanced Graduate Certificate Program

An advanced graduate certificate for school-level and district-level administrators, and leaders in faith-based institutions and other educational settings

Enhance Your Leadership Skills

我们的高级研究生证书课程可以让您在学习型组织的其他领域提高您作为领导者的技能. 在多个领域成为专家的价值将为你提供更高的市场竞争力,因为你有额外的专业知识. Enrollment in our Advanced Graduate Certificate Program also allows you to apply up to 9 units to our Ed.D. in Leadership degree.

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About the School of Education at Concordia

Instill a love for learning in every student

Preparing professional educators has always been at the core of the School of Education. We provide a pathway for people who want to experience growth and ignite curiosity. Here you will thrive in today’s world – and shape tomorrow’s.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Concordia University Irvine Advanced Graduate Certificate Programs do not participate in Title IV Federal Financial Aid programs. Students in an Advanced Graduate Certificate Program can apply for a private alternative loan.

Tuition/Fee Cost
Non-refundable Application Fee: Domestic $50
Non-refundable Application Fee: International $150
Graduation Fee graduation fee
Cost per Unit $1046/unit
Student Service Fee per Semester $200
*The above estimated costs do not include costs for textbooks and materials, costs for a computer and accessories including a webcam, dissertation related costs, and other costs typically associated with a doctoral program such as academic regalia.
**在康考迪亚大学注册或计划注册证书课程的学生可以申请私人替代贷款. 康考迪亚大学证书课程不参加第四章联邦财政援助计划.

*This is an estimate. Actual costs depend on market fluctuations of currency rates and actual costs

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Requirements for Admission


  • Doctoral Degree
    • Must hold a doctoral degree in education or a closely related field from an accredited university, college, or seminary
    • Admission requirement: Doctoral degree official transcript

A candidate in the Advanced Graduate Certificate Program must complete all Ed.D. admission requirements for consideration into the Ed.D. Leadership program.

  • Master's Degree
    • Must hold a master's degree in education or a closely related field from an accredited university, college, or seminary
    • Admission requirements: Master's degree official transcript; cumulative GPA: 3.50 or above

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