The Community Education Director graduate certificate is a 24-credit program that will prepare candidates for employment in public school community education, community recreation, youth and family education, an area education agency or a regional or state agency. Coursework is competency based to meet Minnesota State requirements in licensure and includes topics in administrative leadership, school law and finance, and school/community relations, etc. This program also requires a 320-hour field experience under a licensed Minnesota Community Education Director.
The Minnesota Board of School Administrators (BOSA) oversees and ensures the quality of school administrator preparation in the state of Minnesota. The College of Education and Learning Design has four educational administration programs approved by BOSA:
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