CITE Programs

CITE Programs

 CITE is the Center for Integrated Training and Education. For over 25 years, CITE has trained high-achieving professionals including 25% of principals in NYC, a former chancellor, and a multitude of district-wide and city-wide leaders in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and the NYC area. 

 

Find information on all of our CITE programs below, and download our all-program look book here:

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Courses are offered in all five boroughs of NYC, Yonkers, Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk, in a convenient schedule tailored for working professionals. We offer quality training at an affordable price, with most of our courses coming in at a far lower cost than any competitor.

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CITE Professional Development and Parent Workshops: CITE offers CTLE-approved in-school or online professional development tailored to your school’s needs and your vision. Our parent workshops are available in multiple languages such as Spanish and Mandarin as well as English. We can work remotely with your staff and parents. Info: www.citepd.com

Find information on all of our programs in this downloadable pdf:

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School Counseling Master’s

CITE’s Master’s Degree in School Counseling  

with Alfred University 

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 28 Months!

  • 60 Credits
  • Classes are on Saturday or Sunday (5 sessions per class)
  • Locations in Westchester, Brooklyn and Long Island

Least Expensive in the Metropolitan Area

  • $365 per credit (total cost $21,900 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the Alfred University
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates are:

  • Eligible for Permanent NYS Certification in School Counseling
  • Bridge programs are available to earn Mental Health Licensure. 

Program website: www.alfredapply.com

Counseling Master’s Schedule

Cohort 17 – Master’s in School Counseling

Example Schedule, July 2022 Start (Starts Summer)

Saturday Brooklyn, Oceanside, Westchester; Sunday Brooklyn

Summer 2022

Coun 602 – Professional and Ethical Foundations of Counseling

Fall 2022

Coun 636 – Principles of Counseling

Coun 642 -Multicultural Counseling

Coun 606 – Human Development

Spring 2023

Coun 639 – Group Counseling

Coun 604 – Foundations of School Counseling

Coun 657 – Practicum in School Counseling

Summer 2023

Coun 626 – Assessment in Counseling

Coun 605 – Career Development

Coun 652 – Techniques in Family Therapy (on Alfred University’s Campus)

Fall 2023

Coun 638 – Advanced Counseling Theory

Coun 668 – School Counseling Internship 1

Coun 681 – College Counseling and Advising

Spring 2024

Coun 646 – Consultation and Prevention

Coun 616 – Mental Health, Disability and Exceptionality

Coun 671 – Research Design and Statistics

Summer 2024

Coun 682 – Career Counseling in the 21st Century

Coun 619 – Program Development and Grantsmanship

Fall 2024

Coun 649 – Evidence-Based Interventions in Schools

Coun 670 – School Counseling Internship 2

Students are required to do 700 hours of field work.  300 hours at the High School/Middle School Level and 300 Hours at the Elementary School Level.  Students may do the additional 100 practicum hours at either level.

Program website: www.alfredapply.com

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Mental Health Counseling Program

CITE’s Master’s Degree in Counseling/Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling with Alfred University 

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 28 Months!

  • 60 Credits
  • Classes are on Saturday or Sunday (5 sessions per class)
  • Locations in Westchester, Brooklyn and Long Island
  • Free Licensing Prep Workshops for a students and Alumni

Least Expensive in the Metropolitan Area

  • $365 per credit (total cost $21,900 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the Alfred University
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates are: 

  • Eligible for NYS Licensure in Mental Health Counseling. Graduates can work in clinics, private practices, hospitals, mental health agencies. 
  • Allowed to bill third party providers such as Medicare and other Health Insurance Agencies. 

Program website: https://www.alfreddownstateeducation.com/masters-in-counseling-and-mental-health-counseling/

Master’s in MHC Schedule

Cohort 11 – Master’s in Counseling/Advanced Cert in Mental Health Counseling

Example Schedule: July 2022 Start (Starts Summer)

Saturday Brooklyn, Oceanside, Westchester; Sunday Brooklyn

Summer 2022

Coun 602 – Professional and Ethical Foundations of Counseling

Fall 2022

Coun 636 – Principles of Counseling

Coun 642 – Multicultural Counseling

Coun 606 – Human Development

Spring 2023

Coun 639 – Group Counseling

Coun 603 – Foundations of Mental Health Counseling

Coun 615 – Psychopathology and Differential Diagnosis

Summer 2023

Coun 626 – Assessment in Counseling

Coun 605 – Career Development

Coun 652 – Techniques in Family Therapy (on Alfred University’s Campus)

Fall 2023

Coun 638 – Advanced Counseling Theory

Coun 659 – Practicum in Mental Health Counseling

Coun 695 – Topics in Counseling

Spring 2024

Coun 646 – Consultation and Prevention

Coun 619 – Program Development and Grantsmanship

Coun 671 – Research Design and Statistics

Coun 663 – Mental Health Internship 1 (Arranged Schedule)

Summer 2024

Coun 628 – Assessment in Mental Health Counseling

Coun 619 – Program Development and Grantsmanship 

Coun 664 – Mental Health Internship 2 (Arranged Schedule)

All classes are offered in Brooklyn, Long Island and Westchester on Saturdays and Brooklyn Sundays unless noted otherwise.

Program website: https://www.alfreddownstateeducation.com/masters-in-counseling-and-mental-health-counseling/

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Master’s in Public Administration

CITE’s Master’s Degree in Public Administration  

with Alfred University 

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 15 Months!

  • 36 Credits
  • Classes are on Saturday (5 sessions per class)
  • Classes located in Brooklyn 

Least Expensive in the Metropolitan Area

  • $365 per credit (total cost $13,140 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the Alfred University
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates can work:

  • In management capacities at Federal, State and Local agencies such as: 
    • Administration of Child Services 
    • Department of Education 
    • Metropolitan Transit Authority
    • Department of Youth and Community Development. 
  • In addition graduates are currently working in Hospital Management.  

Program website: https://www.alfreddownstateeducation.com/mpa/

Public Administration Schedule

Cohort 13 – Master’s in Public Administration  

Example Schedule (Starts Fall)

September 2022 Start, Saturday Brooklyn

Fall 2022 (10 Credits)

PUAD 510 (3 credits) – Principles of Public Administration

PUAD 526 (3 credits) – Public Sector Budgeting and Accounting

PUAD 571 (3 credits) – Agency Management and Public Administration

PUAD 597 Capstone I (1 Credit) –Arranged Schedule

Spring 2023 (10 Credits)

PUAD 537 (3 credits) – Foundations of Non-Profit Management

PUAD 535 (3 credits) – Foundations of Health Care Administration

PUAD 545 (3 credits) – Legal and Regulatory Issues in Public

PUAD 598 Capstone II (1 credit) – Arranged Schedule

Summer 2023 (9 Credits)

PUAD 561 (3 credits) – Organizational Process

PUAD 581 (3 credits) – Human Resource Management

PUAD 541 (3 credits) – Program Development and Grantsmanship

Fall 2023 (7 Credits)

PUAD 596 (3 credits) – Special Topics in Public Administration(3 credits)

PUAD 531 (3 credits) – Political Environment and Public Policy

PUAD 599 Capstone III (1 credit) – Arranged Schedule

Program website: https://www.alfreddownstateeducation.com/mpa/

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Advanced Certificate in MHC 

CITE’s Certificate of Advanced Study in Mental Health Counseling with Alfred University 

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 28 Months!

  • 18 Credits
  • Classes are on Saturday or Sunday (5 sessions per class)
  • Locations in Brooklyn and Long Island

Least Expensive in the Metropolitan Area

  • $365 per credit (total cost $6570 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the Alfred University
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates are: 

  • Eligible for NYS Licensure in Mental Health Counseling.  Graduates can work in clinics, private practices, hospitals and other mental health agencies. 
  • Allowed to bill third party providers such as Medicare and other Health Insurance Agencies. 

Program website: CAS-MHC

Advanced Certificate Schedule

Cohort 21 – Certificate of Advanced Study in Mental Health Counseling

Example Schedule: October 2022 Start (Starts Spring, Fall)

Saturday Brooklyn, Oceanside; Sunday Brooklyn

Fall 2022

Coun 603 – Foundations of Mental Health Counseling

Coun 615 – Psychopathology and Differential Diagnosis

Spring 2023

Coun 628 – Assessment in Mental Health Counseling

Coun 619 – Program Development and Grantsmanship

Coun 663 and 663 – Mental Health Internship 1 & 2

Students will not be registered for Internship Courses until they have a signed internship agreement. Students registering for internships will be registered for 6 credits. Non-Alfred Alumni are required to go to Alfred University’s campus for a 4 day seminar in July.

Program website: CAS-MHC

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Adolescent / Special Ed Master’s 

CITE’s NEW Adolescent / Special Education Master’s Program (Professional Certification)

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 15 Months!

  • 35 Credits
  • Classes are on Saturday or Sunday (5 sessions per class)
  • Classes are Local
  • Books are Digital

Least Expensive on Long Island

  • $425 per credit (total cost $15,055 + books)
    • Minus CITE incentives $1,010 to $1,410 (See Incentives Sheet)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans Are Available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the College of Mt. St. Vincent
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners 

Upon Completion of Program Teachers are:

  • Eligible for Professional NYS Certification in Their Initial Certification Area
    • For example: a secondary (6 to 12) teacher  (Chemistry/Bio/Technology/SS/etc.) is eligible for profesional certification in their initial area of certification as well as special education!
  • Eligible for “Column” Movement and Salary Increase per Their Local Collective Bargaining Agreement

Program Website: Adolescent / Special Ed

Adolescent / Special Ed Schedule  

M.S. in Adolescent Special Education Generalist (Grades 7-12)

35 credits – October 2022 Start (Starts Fall)

Fall 2022 (9 credits)

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development and Cultural Diversity

EDUC 728 – Teaching Across the Content Areas: Pedagogy in ELA and Social Studies

Spring 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 620 – Teaching Literacy in Inclusive Middle and High School Classrooms

EDUC 635 – Teaching Middle and High School Students with Autism and Significant Disabilities

EDUC 729 – Teaching Across the Content Areas: Pedagogy in Mathematics and Science

Summer 2023 (8 credits)

EDUC 714 – Practicum in Assessment and Instruction of Special Learners

EDUC 535 – Introduction to Assistive Technology (2 credits)

EDUC 712 – Strategies for Inclusion

EDUC 527 – Classroom Management 

Fall 2023 (6 credits)

EDUC 716 – Lifespan Special Education:  Birth to Adulthood

EDUC 602 – Research for the Classroom Teacher

EDUC 757 – Student Teaching in Special Education

Program Website: Adolescent / Special Ed

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 TESOL Master’s Program

CITE’s TESOL Master’s / Professional Certification Program

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 14 Months!

  • 30 credits for initially certified teachers, 36 credits for those without initial certification
  • Classes are on Saturday or Sunday (5 sessions per class)
  • Classes are Local
  • Books are Digital

Least Expensive on Long Island

  • $425 per credit + $45 per semester technology fee 
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the College of Mt. St. Vincent
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners 

Upon Completion of Program Teachers are:

  • Eligible for Professional NYS Certification in Their Initial Certification Area, k-12
    • For example: a secondary (6 to 12) teacher (Chemistry/Bio/Technology/SS/etc.) is eligible for professional certification in their initial area of  certification as well as TESOL!
  • Eligible for “Column” Movement and Salary Increase per Their Local Collective Bargaining Agreement

Program website: TESOL Master’s

TESOL Master’s Schedule

M.S. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Pre-K – Grade 12
30 credits for initially certified teachers / 36 credits for non-certified students
(All courses are 3 credits) October 2022 Start (Starts Fall)

Fall 2022 (6 credits)

EDUC 507 – Linguistic Analysis
EDUC 722 – Teaching ESL I
**This course will meet on Saturday, November 19th and Sunday, November 20th

Spring 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 508 – Structure of American English

EDUC 725 – Teaching Across The Content Areas: Methods of TESOL

EDUC 504 – Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Education

Summer 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 605 – Curriculum and Materials in TESOL
*This is a required on-campus course held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent*

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural Diversity

EDUC 750/751 – Supervised ESL Practicum

**Please note that in Summer 2021, students will take whichever practicum course is outside of their currently held grade-level certification.   EDUC 750 & 751 are online seminar courses that do not meet in person.** 

Fall 2023 (6 credits)

EDUC 726 – Assessment In ESL

EDUC 750/751 – Supervised ESL Practicum

** Please note that in Fall 2021, students will take the practicum course that corresponds to their current grade-level certification.  EDUC 750 & 751 are online seminar courses that do not meet in person.**

Courses for non-certified Students (initially certified teachers do not take these) 

Spring 2024 (6 credits)

EDUC 536 – Teaching Literacy in the Inclusive Classroom (PP 20 hrs)

EDUC 712 – Strategies for Inclusion of special learners (PP 30 hrs)

Program website: TESOL Master’s

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General / Special Ed (Early Childhood / Childhood)

CITE’s Childhood or Early Childhood Master’s in General and Special Education with the College of Mount St. Vincent

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 18 Months!

  • 45 credits (Childhood) or 46 credits (Early Childhood) 
  • Classes are on Saturdays (5 sessions per class)
  • Locations in Brooklyn and Long Island

Least Expensive in the Metropolitan Area

  • $425 per credit + $45 per semester technology fee
  • Total cost is $19,350 (Elementary) or $19,775 (Early Childhood)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the College of Mount St. Vincent
  • Free EAS & CST Test Prep courses offered on Sundays and weeknights
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program:

  • Students do not need to be certified prior to entering the program.   Upon graduation, students will receive initial certification in General & Special Education

Program website: General / Special Ed

Master’s in General / Special Ed (Early Childhood/ Childhood) Schedule

M.S. in Childhood Education and Special Education 

(Dual Certification, Grades 1-6)

45 credits (All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted)

Summer 2022 Start (Starts Spring, Summer, Fall) 

Summer 2022 (6 credits)

EDUC 513 – Psychology of Teaching and Learning

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural Diversity

Fall 2022 (9 credits)

EDUC 502 – Foundation of Urban and Multicultural Education

EDUC 712 – Strategies for Inclusion of Special Learners 

EDUC 716 — Life Span Special Education: Transition from Birth to Adult** 

Spring 2023 (12 credits)

EDUC 536 – Teaching Literacy in Inclusive Elementary Classroom** 

**EDUC 536 is an online course that does not meet in person**

EDUC 524 – Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings

EDUC 522 – Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Settings

EDUC 527 – Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction

Summer 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 523 — Practicum in Childhood

EDUC 714 – Practicum in Assessment and Instruction of Special Learners

EDUC 628 – Assessment and Remediation of Literacy Disabilities

**This is a required on-campus course held at the College of Mount Saint Vincent**

Fall 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 602 – Research for Classroom Teachers

EDUC 530 – Student Teaching in General Education

EDUC 760 – Student Teaching in Special Education

*Individual edTPA appointments will be scheduled for December 2, 9, and 16 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  

M.S. in Early Childhood General and Special Education 

(Dual Certification, Birth – Grade 2)

46 credits (All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted)

Summer 2022 Start

Summer 2022 (6 credits)

EDUC 513 – Psychology of Teaching and Learning

EDUC 506 – Language, Cognitive Development, and Cultural Diversity

Fall 2022 (10 credits)

EDUC 340 – Introduction to Special Education

EDUC 509 – Working with Systems, Teams & Culturally Diverse Families (2 credits)*

EDUC 535 – Introduction to Assistive Technology (2 credits)*

EDUC 528 – Strategies for Inclusion, Differentiation, and UDL

Spring 2023 (12 credits)

EDUC 621 – Early Literacy Methods I **EDUC 621 is an online course**

EDUC 524 – Teaching Science and Social Studies in Inclusive Settings

EDUC 522 – Teaching Mathematics in Inclusive Settings

EDUC 527 – Classroom Management and Social Skills Instruction

Summer 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 622 – Early Literacy Methods II

EDUC 710 – Practicum in Teaching Early Literacy and Mathematics

EDUC 675 – Assessment of Young Children **required on-campus course**

Fall 2023 (9 credits)

EDUC 602 – Research for Classroom Teachers

EDUC 530 – Student Teaching in General Education

EDUC 760 – Student Teaching in Special Education

*Individual edTPA appointments will be scheduled for December 2, 9, and 16 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Program website: General / Special Ed

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 License Extensions for Teachers

CITE’s non-matriculated courses for License Extensions through the individual pathways

Available license extension courses for initially or professionally certified teachers: 

  • Special Education
  • TESOL
  • Bilingual
  • Early Childhood

Least Expensive in the Metropolitan Area

  • $745 for each 3-credit course
  • Total cost is around $3,000 

High Quality Program

  • Partnerships with the College of Mount St. Vincent and the College of St. Rose
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

As with all Individual Evaluation Pathway Courses, students should always contact their district office (Long Island/Westchester schools) or the UFT/NYCDOE Certification Office to verify these courses work with their certification. Individual Evaluation Pathway certifications only work with valid, current certifications. In addition, state tests and additional workshops like DASA may be required if they have not applied for any certification since January 1st, 2014. Please visit www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/ for further information on requirements. 

Program website: www.citecourses.com

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 SBL Program

CITE’s Certificate in SBL Educational Administration 

With The College of St. Rose

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 16 Months!

  • 24 Credits
  • Classes are on Saturday or Sunday (5 sessions per class)
  • Locations available in Brooklyn, Westchester, Staten Island, Suffolk and Nassau
  • Certifications available for School Building and School District Leaders

Least Expensive on Long Island

  • $365 per credit (total cost $8,760 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • NYS Certification exam prep workshops included

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the College of Saint Rose 
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates are: 

  • Eligible for SBL or SDL Certification in New York State

Program website: www.stroseapply.com

SBL Schedule

SBL – School Leadership Certificate

With The College of St. Rose

Cohort 67 will begin June 4 and 5, 2022 (Starts Spring, Summer, Fall)

The application deadline is Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 11:59PM

June 2022

EDA 505

Option 1: June 4, 11, 25; July 9, 16

Option 2: June 5, 12, 26; July 10, 17

EDA590

Option 1: July 23, 30-31(Albany); August 13, 20

Option 2: July 24, 30-31(Albany); August 14, 21

EDA503

Option 1: September 17; October 1, 8, 15, 22

Option 2: September 18; October 2, 9, 16, 23

EDA510

Option 1: October 29; November 5, 19; December 3, 10

Option 2: October 30; November 6, 20; December 4, 11

2023

EDA 550

Option 1: January 7, 21-22(Albany), 28; February 4

Option 2: January 8, 21-22(Albany), 29; February 5

EDA 540

Option 1: February 11, 18; March 4, 11, 18

Option 2: February 12, 19; March 5, 12, 19

Program website: www.stroseapply.com

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Doctorate for CSA Members 

CITE’s Doctorate Program (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership  

with Russell Sage College (CSA Only)

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 27 Months!

  • 46 Credits
  • Classes meet one weekend per month on Friday evenings and during the day on Saturday at the CSA offices in Manhattan
  • Four summer residencies at the campus in Albany required (2-4 days each)

Highly Competitive Pricing 

  • $871.25 per credit (total cost $40,077.50 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with Russell Sage College
  • National and State Accreditation
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates are: 

  • Better prepared for roles as school district leaders and positions in educational coordination and policy making at all levels.
  • Invested with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become a visionary leader who can embrace and create significant change

Program website: www.citesage.com 

CSA Doctorate Schedule

Doctoral Program with Russell Sage College (Starts Fall)

Semester I (Fall) 

EDL 715 Educational Leadership: An Endeavor of Human Interaction – 4 Credits 

EDL 735 School District Leader Internship I – 2 Credits

Semester II (Spring) 

EDL 720 Leadership of Learning Communities – 4 Credits 

EDL 736 School District Leader Internship II – 1 Credit

EDL 745 Introduction to Research Methods – 1 Credit

Semester III (Summer) 

EDL 725 Accountability & Leadership for School Districts – 4 Credits

EDL 737 School District Leader Internship III – 3 Credits 

EDL 730 Law, Policy, Values: Decisions, Planning & Change – 2 Credits

EDL 741 Foundations of Inquiry I – 1 Credit

EDL 746 Research Methods I – 1 Credit

Semester IV (Fall) 

EDL 731 Law, Policy, Values: System Leader’s Role – 2 Credits 

EDL 742 Foundations of Inquiry II – 2 Credits

EDL 747 Research Methods II – 2 Credits

Semester V (Spring) 

EDL 743 Foundations of Inquiry III – 1 Credit

EDL 755 Doctoral Research I: Problems of Practice – 4 Credits

EDL 752 Diversity and System Leadership – 1 Credit

Semester VI (Summer) 

EDL 756 Doctoral Research II: Problems of Practice – 4 Credits 

EDL 744 Foundations of Inquiry IV – 1 Credit

Semester VII (Fall) 

EDL 748 Research Colloquium – 1 Credit

EDL 750 System Leader – 1 Credit

Total Credits 42 

Exam/Workshops (Only required for SDL recommendation; not mandatory for program  completion): 

NCR 070 Reporting & Identifying Child Abuse & Maltreatment  

NCR 071 School Violence Prevention  

NYS SDL Exam Part One and Part Two  

*Continuation Course (if needed) EDL 770 Doctoral Research Continuation

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 Doctorate for non-CSA Members

CITE’s Doctorate (Ed.D.) of Education in Leadership in Innovation and Continuous Improvement (LICI) with Concordia University Wisconsin (for non-CSA and CSA)

Complete Entire Program in as Little as 2-3 years

  • 48 credits for those with their SBL/SDL, 60 credits otherwise
  • Courses are online and in a cohort model
  • There are two, four-day long residencies required in the NYC area

Highly Competitive Pricing 

  • $838 per credit, annual $50 tech. fee, $65 graduation fee (total cost $40,439 + books)
  • Tuition is Frozen for the Duration of Continuous Enrollment
  • CITE Provides Free Prep Classes for All Necessary Certification/Licensure Exams
  • Financial Aid and Payment Plans are available

High Quality Program

  • Partnership with the Concordia University Wisconsin 
  • CUW is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • Professors are High Quality Practitioners with current industry knowledge

Upon Completion of Program Graduates are: 

  • Endowed with the resources to become exceptional and impactful leaders in education and other vocations

Program website: www.citecuw.com 

Doctorate for non-CSA Schedule

Hybrid Online doctoral program with CITE and Concordia University of Wisconsin 

Doctorate of Education in Leadership in Innovation and Continuous Improvement (LICI)
(Starts Spring)

Spring 2022

EDG 9040 Intro. to Doctoral Program and Research Methods – Hybrid in-person, online

EDG 9000 Advanced Leadership Theory and Practice – Hybrid in-person, online

EDG 9180 Organizational Learning, Performance and Change – Online

Summer, Fall 2022

EDG 9010 Exemplary Leadership Case Studies – Online

EDG 9050 Quantitative Research Seminar – Online

EDG 9060 Qualitative Research Seminar – Online

Spring, Summer 2023

EDG 9070 Advanced Research and Statistics – Online

EDG 9020 Innovative and Entrepreneurial Leadership – Hybrid in-person, online

EDG 9190 Innovation and Design Thinking – Hybrid in-person, online 

EDG 9200 Six Sigma Applications – Online

Summer, Fall 2023 

EDG 9030 Servant and Ethical Leadership – Online

EDG 9030 Lean Systems Analysis – Online

Elective #1 or

EDA 590 Organizational Change: Leadership Dimensions Critical to Leading Multicultural School Communities for EDG 9290 – Diversity and Culturally Responsive Leadership – SBL transfers do not take either course

Spring, Summer 2024

Elective #2 or

EDA 550 School Finance, Resource Planning, and Personal Management for EDG  792/992 – Facility Planning – SBL transfers do not take either course

Elective #3 or

EDA 505 Principles of Educational Leadership and Administration for EDG 791/991 – Public Relations – SBL transfers do not take either course 

Elective #4 or

EDA 503 Curriculum Leadership for Equity: Implementation and Evaluation for EDG 790/990 – School Improvement and Data Analysis – SBL transfers do not take either course

Summer, Fall 2024

EDG 9350 Dissertation – Online / Independent with Chair 

Your SBL Coursework transfers credit for the following courses:

EDG 9290 – Diversity and Culturally Responsive Leadership

EDG 792/992 – Facility Planning

EDG 791/991 – Public Relations

EDG 790/990 – School Improvement and Data Analysis

SBL Equivalents: 

EDA 590 Organizational Change: Leadership Dimensions Critical to Leading Multicultural School Communities 

EDA 550 School Finance, Resource Planning, and Personal Management

EDA 505 Principles of Educational Leadership and Administration

EDA 503 Curriculum Leadership for Equity: Implementation and Evaluation

Research Seminars are at your own pace. Here is a suggested schedule for the Spring 2022 start:

Seminar 1 – March 7 to June 26, 2022 

Seminar 2 – July 4 to October 23, 2022

Seminar 3 – October 24 to March 5, 2023

Seminar 4 – March 6 to July 2, 2023

Seminar 5 – July 3 to October 29, 2023

Seminar 6 – October 30 to March 3, 2024

Seminar 7 – March 4 to April 28, 2024

Seminar 8 – May 6 to June 30, 2024

Seminar 9 – July to August, 2024

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Who is CITE? 

CITE is the Center for Integrated Training and Education. For over 25 years, CITE has trained high-achieving professionals including 25% of principals in NYC, a former chancellor, and a multitude of district-wide and city-wide leaders in Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and the NYC area. 

Find information on all of our programs in this downloadable pdf:

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Courses are offered in all five boroughs of NYC, Yonkers, Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk, in a convenient schedule tailored for working professionals. We offer quality training at an affordable price, with most of our courses coming in at a far lower cost than any competitor.

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CITE Professional Development and Parent Workshops: CITE offers CTLE-approved in-school or online professional development tailored to your school’s needs and your vision. Our parent workshops are available in multiple languages such as Spanish and Mandarin. We can work remotely with your staff and parents. Info: www.citepd.com

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