Twin Cities Campus
Specialist in Education and General Education Administration Certificate
Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
College of Education and Human Development
Link to a list of faculty for this program.
Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, 206 Burton Hall, 178 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-624-1006; fax 612-624-3377)
Along with the program-specific requirements listed below, please read the General Information section of this website for requirements that apply to all major fields.
The Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development is a leader in advancing knowledge about educational and organizational change in local, national, and international contexts. Our research, teaching, and outreach reflect a commitment to interdisciplinary and intercultural engagement with educators, scholars, and policy makers seeking to enhance leadership, policy, and development around the globe. Students in the MA and PhD programs choose from one of five complementary but distinct program tracks: education policy and leadership (EPL), evaluation studies (ES), higher education (HE), comparative and international development education (CIDE), and Human Resource Development (HRD). Our undergraduate programs focus on human resource development and business and marketing education. In addition, the department offers a variety of programs for practicing professionals and various licensure programs.
Prerequisites for Admission
Special Application Requirements:
Note: Applications to this certificate currently are not being accepted.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Use of 4xxx courses towards program requirements is not permitted.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for students to remain in good standing.
This program's structure is currently under review. In the past, it has been customized based on the student's prior coursework. A final paper is required for completion.