Graduate Certificate in eLearning Leadership Overview The “millennial generation” has demonstrated a preference for learning through non-traditional and informal strategies. As the demand for technology-based solutions grows so will the need to have trained professionals prepared to develop and deliver distance learning solutions. Additionally, as corporations seek to enhance training and the delivery of that training to an increasingly global workforce, they are looking to distance learning to help achieve their organization’s learning goals while at the same time controlling costs and maintaining quality control.Building on Drexel University’s success in developing large-scale, high quality e-learning programs, the accredited Graduate Certificate in E-Learning Leadership is designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals across many fields. This certificate provides, in a concentrated format, the most contemporary knowledge and skills needed for students who do not wish to pursue a master's degree but would value a credential that demonstrates their learning.Students will be taught to:Understand the entrepreneurial aspects of leading an e-learning enterprise including how to develop a business planDiscover and endorse emerging technologies with the overall goal of enhancing both individual learning and the educational venture as a wholeImpart leadership over approach to pedagogy and e-learning technologies—including virtual worlds, mobile devices, and gaming environments—to optimize learning outcomes and return on investmentDesign educational content and programs for the purpose of dissemination via varying online formats, including home, office, and mobileProgram FeaturesA flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal scheduleNamed one of “America’s Best Colleges” U.S. News & World ReportA highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates Curriculum Requirements ELL 501The Purpose and Business of E-Learning3.0ELL 502E-Learning Technologies3.0ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning3.0ELL 504Learning Technologies & Disabilities3.0ELL 604Design & Delivery of E-Learning I3.0ELL 605Design & Delivery of E-Learning II3.0Total Credits18.0View Course Descriptions 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 DocumentsA completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo 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 workHow you plan to apply the program to your future goals ResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAn interview may be requested.How to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a Graduate Certificate in E-Learning Leadership Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.