Wilkes University

School Business Leadership Program Requirements


Courses can be taken in any order, but you should note the planned offering rotation so you can complete the program in a timely fashion. All courses are three credits each.

  • SBL 501 Public Relations and School Communications (offered  Summer|Fall semesters)
  • SBL 502 School Facility Management (offered  Summer|Fall semesters)
  • SBL 503 Financial Operations of School Districts (offered  Fall | Spring semesters)
  • SBL 504 Financial Planning & Management for School Business (offered  Spring | Summer semesters)
  • SBL 505 Human Resources in Education (offered  Fall | Spring semesters)
  • SBL 506 Materials Management in Schools (offered  Summer|Fall semesters)
  • SBL 507 Information Technology in Education (offered  Spring | Summer semesters)
  • SBL 508 Student Transportation (offered  Fall | Spring semesters)
  • SBL 509 Food Service in Education (offered  Spring | Summer semesters)
  • SBL 510 Leadership for School Business (offered  Summer | Fall |Spring semesters)

Keep track of the program requirements with ourSchool Business Leadership Checklist.The file is in PDF format. If you don't have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can downloadit here.


Once you have applied to Wilkes, you become eligible to register for classes. Registration typically opens two to three months prior to the start of the upcoming semester. Review the registration link at left for more information regarding this process and timelines. View our course schedule by visiting the appropriate link at the top right of this page under "Related Links".

Transfer Credits

A maximum of six graduate credits earned at another accredited institution may be used toward the degree. You must have completed the courses within six years prior to the date of admission to Wilkes University and have received a grade of B (3.0) or better. Official transcripts are required. Since there are no electives in the School Business Leadership program, courses must match those in the existing curriculum.
Learn more about transferring credits here.