National Online Cohort

Loyola Marymount University's Catholic School Leadership Academy has partnered with Catholic Extension to offer a graduate level virtual online Certificate in Catholic School Administration program to current and prospective leaders at Catholic schools in Mission Dioceses with limited cost to them.   

We invite you to view the article "Forming Catholic School Leadership Nationwide" about LMU's program in Catholic Extension Magazine!

Learning in the Cohort Model

Online Virtual Cohort: The CCSA program on-line cohort meets virtually each week of the three 3-unit courses. The on-line cohort meets on-campus for a three-day residency requirement course the first weekend in August of the program start year.

Courses Required in Sequence

Cathlic Extension Candidates for the Certificate complete these courses over 11 months of study:

  • EDLA 6420 August- An Invitation to Lead (1 unit)
  • EDLA 6430 Fall- Mission-Focused Leadership in Catholic Education (3 units)
  • EDLA 6431 Spring- Organizational Leadership in Catholic Education (3 units)
  • EDLA 6432 Summer Session I- Instructional Leadership in Catholic Education (3 units)

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to apply first through Catholic Extension.