Professional Development Certification Program

Leadership Academy

Offered by: Virginia Tech
Type: Certificates
Format: On site

About the Program

Our Leadership Academy is a training series focused on developing skills necessary for navigating 21st-century challenges and opportunities. Participants attend class once a month over a 9 month period and participate in four, one-on-one professional coaching sessions. During their monthly interactive and engaging classes, participants will experience discussions that provide valuable feedback, examine case studies that are relevant to workplace situations, and be introduced to materials that identify best practices to guide today’s leaders.

Career Paths

  • Leadership
  • Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Business

Cost & Financial Aid

Current VT Tuition Costs

Requests for financial assistance should be directed to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid in Blacksburg, 540-231-5179.

The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center programs are primarily for part-time students and financial assistance is unavailable. Virginia K-12 teachers under contract usually have reduced tuition at state universities. Contact the School of Education at (540) 231-1802 for more information.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Student Success Center
  • Career Center
  • Computer lab and student lounge
  • Cafe serving breakfast and lunch
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

How to Apply

Register now or contact Scott Weimer at or 540-767-6103.

Apply Now

Visit the program page for more information.