Graduate Certificate in K-12 Virtual School Leadership Overview As the demand for virtual and hybrid K-12 programs increases, so does the need for leadership. Drexel’s Certificate in K-12 Virtual School Leadership provides the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively manage schools, mentor and coach teachers, and provide students with a quality education in these dynamic new environments.Program FeaturesDesigned for teachers and administrators, as well as educational specialists such as counselors and psychologistsLearn to evaluate courses and technology as well as how to effectively communicate virtually with students and staffFlexible, completely online coursework that fits into your busy work and personal scheduleThis unique and innovative program is available only at DrexelState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Required Courses EDAM 750Leadership in K-12 Virtual Schools I3.0EDAM 752Leadership in K-12 Virtual Schools II3.0EDLT 534Developing Educational Leaders Using Technology3.0EDLT 535Research and Evaluation of Emerging Technologies3.0ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in e-Learning3.0ELL 504Learning Technologies and Disabilities3.0Total Credits18.0 Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation (professional or academic)Essay describing why you're interested in the programAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $921 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1228 per credit) This rate applies only to new online students. Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in K-12 Virtual School Leadership Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.