Graduate and Certificate Programs with a Focus on Independent School Education

Graduate Programs

Bank Street Graduate School of Education

In-Person and Online Graduate Programs

George Mason University

MEd in Education Leadership with a concentration in Independent School Leadership

Johns Hopkins University

Graduate Certificate- Education Leadership for Independent Schools

Klingenstein Center at Columbia University

Master's Degree Programs in School Leadership

Merrimack College

Graduate Certificate in Independent School Leadership

Mills College

Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership, Emphasis in Independent School Leadership

University of Pennsylvania

Independent School Teaching Residency
(Master of Science in Education)

Vanderbilt University's Peabody College

Independent School Leadership (MEd)


Certificate Programs  

Bank Street Graduate School of Education

 In-Person and Online Certificate Programs

Friends Council on Education 

Institute for Engaging Leadership in Friends Schools 

Independent School Management 

International Advancement Certification Program 

The Interschool Leadership Institute 

Leadership program for leaders of color in independent schools

Kennesaw State University 

Independent & Charter School Leadership Certificate 

Klingenstein Center at Columbia University 

FORGE program for independent school leaders
Head of Schools Program 
Summer Institute for Early-Career Teachers

Mount Holyoke College 

Independent Schools Mentoring Institute
Independent Schools Institute


Fellowship for Aspiring School Heads
School Leadership Institute (SLI)