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Educational Leadership, EdS Certificate

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: March 1
Spring Semester: October 1

Certificate Program: Educational Leadership
Certificate: Post-Ed.S certificate
Program Code: EDSPC-LEAD

Department: Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy
Program: Educational Leadership


Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or a complementary field and meet the requirements set forth in the preceding College section of this catalog and in the sections on graduate studies at the University of New Mexico. In addition to University requirements for graduation, students must successfully complete a leadership project and exit assessment.

The EdS in Educational Leadership is a fully online certificate.


All Ed.S. admissions application materials are submitted by interested applicants online at

Please note: Please order two official sets of transcripts. One set should be sent to admissions along with your application and one set should be to our department.

Please see the Specific Application Instructions under Forms and Resources for additional application information.

Program Information

Application and Admissions

Admission Procedures for International Students
All international applicants must complete two steps in order to be admitted to the Educational Leadership Program. The first step is to visit the link below and follow the provided guidelines.

The second step is to prepare and submit the application packet for the degree in the program you wish to complete.