Tuition and Schedule


The $6,200 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 18th and 19th, 2020 for a two-day residential session (Retreat) held on the USC Campus located near Downtown Los Angeles. In Spring of 2021, you will meet up again in person at the 2021 AASA NCE pre-session to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Costs associated with the September 2020 Retreat, 2021 AASA NCE pre-session, and 2022 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.