School District Business Leader Certification Online


Next Cohort for Saint Rose Online SDBL Program Begins January 2020 

ASBO New York members receive a 20% tuition discount on 24 credit SDBL program! 
Not a member? Click here to learn more about ASBO memberships. 


Class Information & Start Dates 

 Classes meet online from approx. 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Spring cohort begins January 15, 2019. 

EDA 506: Introduction to Leadership and Administration 
Online Classes: 1/15, 1/22, 2/12,2/26,3/4, 3/11

EDA 543: Personnel Administration
Online Classes: 3/18, 3/25,  4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29

For more information about the courses offering during this program, click here. (PDF) 


New! Flex Program - Combined MBA SDBL 

Start Date 1/13/20 

  • Click here for informational flyer.
  • Click here for information regarding the MBA, Organizational Leadership and Change Management, and School District Business Leader Accelerated Course of Study. 


The College of St. Rose Online SDBL Program: 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 ASBO New York, The College of Saint Rose is offering a fully online SDBL preparation program beginning with a new student cohort Fall 2019.

  • 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
  • ASBO New York 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


Want to learn more?

Contact Deborah Shea, Ed.D., Program Director/ Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership at

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