Postgraduate Certificate Online


American College of Education

10 months
5100 USD/full
5100 USD/full
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The Certificate in Leadership at American College of Education is designed to prepare graduate students to contribute to their professional communities as highly effective leaders as well as develop in their personal leadership journey. 


Students from all disciplines – including education, nursing and other healthcare roles, administration and business – will learn how to address complex, real-world problems with evidence-based decisions. This is done through leadership frameworks, theories and philosophies.  

Key Features

  • Flexible Design: Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.
  • Applicable Skills: Use what you learn, no matter what your career path is. Develop your skills in many facets of leadership: communication, collaboration, ethics, cultural responsiveness, strategic planning and innovation. Learn strategies for solving problems you encounter every day with this Certificate in Leadership at American College of Education.
  • Prepare for Your Future: Strengthen your future marketability by demonstrating a commitment to effective leadership as a personal and professional journey.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Art of Decision Making
  • Developing and Distributing Leadership
  • Leadership as a Professional Journey
  • Leadership Theories, Frameworks, and Philosophies
  • Strategic Operations Planning and Innovation
  • Organizational Behavior and Change

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • ​Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned from a Regionally Accredited Institution    
  • Minimum grade point average cumulative 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for full admission
  • Transcript​
  • Transcripts that are international and/or not in English must be evaluated through an NACES-recommended agency.
  • Texas applicants may only submit evaluations from agencies approved by the Texas Education Agency.
  • International applicants must request the course-by-course evaluation. The evaluation report must show that the non-U.S. education is equivalent to the education/accreditation level required for the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5100 USD for the full programme during 10 months.
  • National

    5100 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5100 USD for the full programme during 10 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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