Tuition and Schedule


The $6,500 tuition includes:

  • Certificate issued jointly by USC Rossier and AASA and awarded at the 2022 National Conference on Education (NCE) and a transcript for continuing education units from USC Rossier
  • Course materials
  • An account to access the online course materials and connect with classmates and instructors
  • Mentorship while enrolled in the program
  • Search firm support if seeking a new position


You will meet with your classmates September 17th and 18th, 2021 for a two-day residential session (Retreat) held on the USC Campus located near Downtown Los Angeles. In Spring of 2022, you will meet up again in person at the 2022 AASA NCE pre-session. Costs associated with the September 2021 Retreat, 2022 AASA NCE pre-session, and 2023 AASA NCE National Conference Awards are in addition to the tuition. All other sessions will be held online. Class meets every other Monday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time.