School Business and Human Resource Administration Advanced Certificate

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

The School Business and Human Resource Administration Advanced Certificate program is intended primarily for principals, assistant principals and other school administrators seeking central office positions, such as superintendent, assistant superintendent, school business official, and/or director of personnel. We also offer the Expedited Advanced Certificate in School District Business Leader (E-SDBL) program, which is intended for those leaders who already have school building leader or school district leader certification and now want to become certified as a school district business leader.

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2110
Fax: 716-645-7937

Instruction Method

  • Online (100 percent of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 15 Hours


  • 1 Year

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.