St. Bonaventure University

School District Leader Advanced Certificate


The SDL Advanced Certificate program is designed for candidates seeking to become administrators at the district level (superintendents).

Do you want to become a superintendent?


This 12-hour program includes coursework in negotiations, superintendency, and central office leadership. New York SDL certification requires these 12 hours and 60 total graduate credits.

The SDL certificate program is also offered in a hybrid format, with some class sessions and some online work. Class sessions are held three times each semester on Saturdays.

With the permission of the program director, up to three (3) credit hours may be transferred into this program.

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