Fundamentals of a Faith-based Education (4 cr.)
This course examines the philosophy and history of Catholic-based education. Using documents from Vatican Council II and Post-Conciliar works, the National Catholic Education Association, and the Augustinian Order as a model, emphasis is placed on the importance of school leaders to promote faith-formation, the charism and mission of their faith-based school, and to understand their connection to the overall organizational faith.
Educational Leadership and Managerial Strategies (4 cr.)
This course is designed to provide school administrators with leadership and managerial skills to strategically create high performing teams and organizations within their school, and to employ social media for ongoing professional development.
Financial Leadership (4 cr.)
This course provides insights into school budgeting and its interconnectedness to student enrollment, tuition, income, scholarships, capital improvements, strategic planning, fund raising, and working with boards. Its methodology is applicable for all schools from pre-K through college.