This 24-credit graduate certificate is reserved for applicants who already have a master’s degree and a valid teaching license. This program emphasizes an understanding of the complexities of change in schools, communities, and organizations. Participants develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to create and maintain learning environments that value diversity, continual knowledge acquisition, instructional leadership, innovative and ethical decision making, reflective practice, and successful achievement of all students.
What it costs
The cost is $630.75 per credit hour for VA state residents or $536.14 per credit hour for VA state residents who are eligible and apply for the 15% PreK-12 VA Educators Discount. All out-of-state students qualify for an automatic 40% discount and a cost of $830.75 per credit hour. Fees include a $35 per credit hour Distance Learning fee. New Student and other mandatory university and course fees may apply.
This program has a priority application deadline of March 1 for Fall and October 15 for Spring. We will be reviewing and considering applications that are complete as of October 15, 2018. Incomplete, online applicants will receive an email asking them if they wish to have their application moved to the Campus Program or have the incomplete application re-opened for the Online Program in Fall 2019.