Two years of teaching experience is required to enroll in this Graduate Certificate program.

All courses are offered using a blended format, with a combination of face-to-face class meetings and online study.

Completion of this Certificate requires the following four UMF courses:

  • EDU 550  School Law for Administrators
  • EDU 551  Changing Educational Organizations in a Diverse World
  • EDU 552  Supervision and Evaluation of School Personnel
  • EDU 553  Finance for School Administrators

If you do not complete the required four certificate courses and UMF’s course SED 518  Special Ed Law (below), the Maine Department of Education may require you to complete other coursework to fulfill the ILLSC Standards requirements found in Chapter 115. Please check with the Maine Department of Education to verify if you need this course to meet your professional goals.

Optional Electives:

  • SED 518  Special Education Law
  • EDU 554  Internship in School Leadership
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Note: If you have not already completed these courses at UMF in the previous five (5) years and received a grade of B or higher you are required to register for one or more of the courses in your Graduate Education Certificate Program offered in the upcoming semester / term. Please contact us for details.

Contact Us

Division of Graduate & Continuing Education
University of Maine at Farmington
Theo Kalikow Education Center
186 High Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
tel 207-778-7502
fax 207-778-8134
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Mailing address:
Division of Graduate & Continuing Education
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938