School Treasurer & School Business Manager Licensure Programs

The School Treasurer and School Business Manager licensure programs are designed to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge of school finance and school business management taught by professors, most of which were practicing educational leaders.

Is one of these programs for you?

  • You want to learn more about school finance, fiscal accountability and budgeting.

  • You want to develop your ability to establish priorities, collect and analyze data and implement decisions in order to achieve immediate and long-term organizational goals.

  • You have effective communication and listening skills, and are willing to embrace high ethical standards within a transparent environment.

  • You enjoy forecasting financial data and can adhere to state auditor requirements pertaining to forecasting.

  • You want to learn more about future trends in school funding.

What courses are in these programs?

Note: Prerequisites for either of the programs: You must have a baccalaureate degree in business or a baccalaureate degree in a non-business area and nine hours of undergraduate accounting.

School Treasurer License

Course Numbers and Titles

Credit Hours

EDAD 552:  School Law & Ethics

3

EDAD 559: Buildings, Grounds & Facilities

3

EDAD 683: Educational Leadership

3

EDAD 693: School Finance & Economics

3

EDAD 733:  Internship School Treasurer or 2 Years Applicable Experience*

5

Total Hours in Program

17

School Business Manager License

Course Numbers and Titles

Credit Hours

EDAD 552:  School Law & Ethics

3

EDAD 559: Buildings, Grounds & Facilities

3

EDAD 683: Educational Leadership

3

EDAD 693: School Finance & Economics

3

EDAD 734:  Internship School Business Manager or 2 Years Applicable Experience*

5

Total Hours in Program

17

*For Either of the Above Programs: Two Years Applicable Experience is employment at the level of chief financial office or assistant chief financial officer of a public or private business or institution and must be representative of the broad range of functions and areas of responsibility must include at least four of the following: 1. accounting and financial reporting, 2. forecasting and planning, 3. budgeting and appropriations, 4. cash and asset management, 5. finance and investments, 6. supervision of payroll procedures, 7. compliance functions including tax payments and filings and 8. office management. Documentation will be required.

Where can you take the courses for these programs?

Graduate classes are offered in face-to-face, hybrid, (combination of face-to-face and online) and online formats. Online classes have no face-to-face meetings, but may meet for synchronous classes sessions throughout a given semester or term. While not all courses are available online, many can be found in hybrid formats. 

Ashland Campus

Cleveland Program Center Columbus Program Center Elyria     Program Center Stark/Massillon Program Center Some Courses May be Available Online
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Interested?

Request info, apply now, e-mail grad-admissions@ashland.edu or call 419.289.5688 (or 1.800.882.1548 x5688).