Chief School Business Official (CSBO) Endorsement

Endorsement - This program earns students a Certificate of Advanced Study and the Chief School Business Official (CSBO) Endorsement.  Upon review of transcripts, students may only need 6-14 credits depending on previous coursework completed.  (Superintendent endorsement, CPA, MBA)

Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study - This program is for students who seek the position of district school business official and need a full program.   The full program requires the completion of 34 semester hours of course work, including 28 hours of EDL courses and three semesters (two credit hours each) of internship experiences.1  

Passing at the graduate level is considered a B or higher. A maximum of 8 hours of C (2.0) is applicable, provided that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is reached at the time of program completion and an approved student petition is on file in the Office of Records and Registration. Grades of C- or lower are not accepted.

EDL 541Educational Research Methods 24
EDL 543Assessment for Learning 24
EDL 5792
EDL 5822
EDL 603Advanced Seminar on Law and Public Policy4
EDL 605Research in Educational Leadership (on-campus) 24
EDL 611Superintendent as Instructional Leader (on-campus) 24
EDL 612Management of Educational Funds and Facilities4
EDL 621Superintendent and Central Staff/Personnel Management4
EDL 626Clinical Experiences/Internship I2
EDL 627Clinical Experiences/Internship II2
EDL 628Clinical Experiences/Internship III2
EDL 635Organizational Theory and Leadership4
EDL 640Business Application Revenues4
EDL 645Business Application Expenditures4
Total Hours34