Off-Campus Degree and Endorsement Programs

Drake University School of Education offers graduate degree and endorsement programs online and across the state of Iowa. Check back for updates related to new programs and cohort locations.

Online Endorsement Programs

Reading Endorsement

Reading Endorsement Course Schedule (2014-2015)‌ 

Reading Contact:

Beth Beschorner, PhD
Assistant Professor of Literacy and Early Childhood Education
1-800-44-DRAKE, X3006

For more information about the Reading Endorsement, visit the Reading Endorsement page.

Talented and Gifted Endorsement

TAG Course Schedule 2014-2015 

TAG Contact:

For program information, contact:

Valerie Thacker
Program Coordinator
1-800-44-DRAKE, X3697

Program Director and Advisor:

Sally Beisser, PhD
Professor of Education
Iowa Campus Compact Senior Faculty Fellow
1-800-44-DRAKE, X4850

For more information about the TAG Endorsement, visit the TAG Endorsement page.

Middle School Endorsement (two courses are online)

Middle School Contact:

Todd Hodgkinson, PhD
Assistant Professor, Teaching and Learning
1-800-44-DRAKE, X1854

For more information about the Middle School Endorsement, visit the Middle School Endorsement page.

Off Campus Degree Cohorts

Educational Leadership Cohort Information

Two Educational Leadership Cohorts are currently running at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This is a two-year program. Thirty-six hours of credit is required for completion: twenty-seven in coursework, three in seminars and six in clinical experience. Courses include practice-based learning assignments and case studies so that theory and practice are integrated throughout the curriculum. The program is web-assisted for optimal communication. It includes a Principal Endorsement which leads to licensure in the state of Iowa. Please contact the Leadership Department for more information at: 515-271-2054.