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E-Learning Leadership Teaching Certificate Program

Drexel University School of Education

The graduate certificate​ program​ in e-learning leadership​ from Drexel University’s School of Education​ is designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals across many fields. As the demand for academic programs and courses to be delivered via e-learning continues to grow, the corresponding need for leadership in this important area increases. Similarly, corporations continue to seek leaders to oversee training and development initiatives via e-learning. This

What Can a Graduate Certificate in E-Learning Leadership Do For You?

The Drexel E-Learning Leadership certificate provides​ the most contemporary​ knowledge and skills needed in this important area​ for students who do not wish to pursue a master's degree but who would value a credential that demonstrates their learning.

Upon completion of the program, students will have formed an in-depth understanding of online and distance learning theories and will be able to answer the following questions:

  • Which emerging technologies hold greatest promise for enriching learning
    experiences throughout the educational enterprise?
  • What pedagogical strategies should designers embody in instructional materials, including those based on multimedia and those reflected in gaming environments?
  • How should educators deploy, manage, and evaluate information and communication technologies in classrooms for optimal educational effects?
  • What principles of design and practice should educators incorporate into distributed educational courses and programs?

How Long Does It Take to Earn a Certificate in E-Learning Leadership?

  • Instructional Delivery: Online
  • Calendar Type: Quarter
  • Expected Time to Completion: 2 years
  • Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0

Course descriptions can be found in the Drexel University Course Catalog.

What are the Requirements to Earn a Certificate in E-Learning Leadership?

Admissions Criteria

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)

Required Documents

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
  • Personal Essay (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program. Specifically:
    • How the program relates to your previous educational activities
    • If changing course, why are you moving in a new direction with your educational goals
    • How the program relates to your current line of work
    • How you plan to apply the program to your future goals
  • Resume
  • Additional requirements for International Students

An interview may be requested.

Who is Eligible to Earn a Certificate in E-Learning Leadership?

  • Certificate Level: Graduate
  • Admission Requirements: Bachelor's
  • Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible

How Do I Apply to Earn a Certificate in E-Learning Leadership from Drexel University?

For additional information about this program, contact the Program Manager:

Andrea Guy
Program Manager
School of Education 215-571-4471