Graduate Certificate in Community College Administration and Leadership Overview The accredited online Graduate Certificate in Community College Administration and Leadership is designed to incorporate skills and competencies put forth by the American Association for Community Colleges (AACC,) including a focus on organizational strategy, resource management, communication, collaboration, community college advocacy, and professionalism. The program also incorporates leading technologies, and can be completed fully online in as few as 12 months.Program FeaturesA flexible, completely online program that fits easily into your busy work and personal scheduleNamed one of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” preparing today’s educators by U.S. News & World ReportDrexel’s teacher education programs are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of EducationA highly interactive online learning method allows extensive interaction with faculty and other classmates Curriculum Required Courses EDHE 500Foundations of Higher Education3.0EDHE 530Higher Education Law3.0ORGB 631Leading Effective Organizations3.0Select three of the following:9.0EDHE 634Proposal Writing & Sponsored Project Management EDHE 664Strategies for Educational Success EDHE 668Transformational Leadership EDHE 669Diversity in Higher Education Total Credits18.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in a completed bachelor's and/or master's degree The cumulative GPA for graduate course work begun, but not to date completed, will be considered along with an applicant's undergraduate GPAProvisional admission may be considered if your undergraduate GPA is between 2.70 to 2.99, but your other admissions materials are strongRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission 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) An essay describing why you're interested in pursuing this program ResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $868 per credit. (A 25% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $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 Community College Admin and Leadership Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.