The graduate education certificate is intended for those candidates who want to pursue graduate courses in specialized areas offered through the Ed.D. program to further enhance their knowledge and skills as leaders, increase their personal marketability as professionals in the field, and advance their expertise within other areas of a learning organization.
Students who have completed Concordia University Irvine's Ed.D. program may apply to earn one or two additional graduate education certificate(s). This additional work will be reflected on the transcript as a certificate.
Students who have earned a Doctorate or Master' degree from Concordia University Irvine, or another accredited institution may apply to enroll at the start of the fall or spring semester in one of the three 9-unit specialization tracks to earn a graduate education certificate.
Students who complete a graduate education certificate may apply for acceptance into Concordia's Ed.D. program and use all 9 units towards their doctoral program. Ed.D. admission requirements can be found here.
Policies can be found here. In addition, no substitutions are allowed.
Educational Administration Certificate
|EDEA 703||Technology in a Systems Approach to Leadership||3|
|EDEA 704||Strategic Human Resource Management and Development||3|
|EDEA 705||Sustained Fiscal Leadership for Organizational Effectiveness||3|
Organizational Change Certificate
|EDOC 703||Innovation and Organizational Change||3|
|EDOC 705||Consultancy Project||3|
Special Education Certificate
|EDSE 703||Leveraging Inclusive Practices and Services for All Students||3|
|EDSE 704||Advanced Research in Special Education: Legal, Historic, and Current Issues||3|
|EDSE 705||Advanced Social Emotional Skills for Counselors and Special Educators||3|