Certificate of Advanced Study in Education
The Certificate of Advanced Study in Education in Instructional Leadership is a 30 credit program for experienced educators who have completed a master’s degree. The program provides advanced studies in leadership, curriculum and pedagogy. Through a curriculum designed to integrate theory and practice, educators acquire or enhance skills that will meet the needs of future educational leaders. This 30 credit program consists of six 600 level courses and four electives. Electives may be taken in a student’s area of special interest.
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How much will this program cost me?*
Tuition and fees: $16,640
Books and supplies: $1,500
On-campus room & board: not offered
*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.
What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?
Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: $0
Private education loans: $0
Institutional financing plan: $0
How long will it take me to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 40 months to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 64% finished in 40 months.
What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who completed this program is *%.
* This institution is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.
Gainful Employment Report
Federal regulations now require institutions to report information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible education programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. In compliance with these regulations, Notre Dame of Maryland is disclosing information about the Title IV eligible certificate program that was offered by the University in academic year 2012-13.
Program Name: Certificate of Advanced Study in Education
Cip Code: 130101
Soc Code: 25-1081.00
Program Length: 30 credits. The expected completion time for this program is 40 months. Most students enrolled in the program are working professionals who take one course per semester (fall, spring, and summer). The program is self-paced and students can complete it in less than two years if they take more than one course per semester.
• Tuition and fees: $14,975 (based on projected tuition figures for students completing the program in 40 months)
• Books: $20000 (estimated cost; actual cost will depend upon courses selected)
Number Of Students Completing The Program 2012-13: Eleven
On Time Graduation Rate: 70% of students completed the certificate within 40 months of officially starting the program.
Median Loan Debt:
• Title IV loans: $0
• Private/institutional loans: $0
Placement Information: For links to occupational profiles, see http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1081.00.