School District Business Leader Certification Online

Convenience for working professionals, two-year program completion

The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York has been preparing school business leaders for nearly a decade. In collaboration with NYSASBO, The College of Saint Rose is offering a fully online SDBL preparation program beginning with a new student cohort in January 2018.

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  • 24 credit hour program
  • Classes a combination of synchronous (real time) and asynchronous (at your convenience)
  • No on-campus requirement
  • Typical course has 5-6 synchronous (real time) sessions of about 2 hours each
  • Students study with an intact cohort group during program ensuring a small, supportive team of school business students
  • Courses taught by combination of College Professors and Field Practitioners
  • NYSASBO members receive a 20% tuition discount on 24 credit SDBL program
  • Two courses per Fall and Spring semesters, One course over Summer
  • Obtain the SDBL certification and/or Masters in Educational Leadership
  • Requires a previous Masters’ degree in a related field (NYS SDBL certification requires 60 or more graduate hours)
  • Tuition assistance available through student loan programs
  • New York State Education Department approved program 




*** NEW! *** Online open house dates!

October 12, 2017 6:00 - 7:00 pm
November 9, 2017 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Join the online open house using this link: St. Rose Online SDBL Program Open House


Want to learn more?

Click here or the links below for more information:


For More Information or To Apply for Admission, Deadline December 10, 2017: 
Click here for graduate admissions 

Contact Educational Leadership & Administration Programs at (518) 454-5259 or click here

Have a question or want to be notified of SBDL Online open house dates? Fill out this SBO / SDBL Interest Form and NYSASBO Staff will contact you.

A Collaborative Effort between The College of Saint Rose & NYSASBO