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Expand your skill set, on your own schedule.

Professional Graduate Certificates

Develop professionally or explore a new career

Expand your knowledge and gain expertise in an area of education that can help you develop professionally. We offer the following certificate programs at the graduate level, many offered fully online:

  • K-12 Technology Integration Certificate

    Learn how to integrate technology into your classroom, school, and district.


  • Multimedia Development Certificate

    Learn how to create interactive, computer-based learning materials to enhance educational experiences. Gain foundational knowledge in web-based learning design, instructional design, multimedia development, and software creation for learning.


  • Online Learning Certificate

    Learn how to effectively design and deliver online learning experiences for a variety of learners. Whether you need help designing online academic courses, professional trainings, or community-based courses, this certificate will give you the skills necessary to successfully create and teach engaging, online learning experiences.


  • Teaching Writing and Critical Literacy Certificate

    This certificate will offer advanced knowledge of the teaching of literacy through a focused, rigorous program while developing practicing educators' skills as teachers and writers in a supportive learning community


  • Certificate in Advanced Practices in Second Language Teaching

    This program is designed to advance teaching practices of foreign languages and/or English as a second language teachers.


  • Certificate in Dual Language and Immersion Education

    Licensed preK-12 educators will learn how to teach effectively in dual language and immersion classrooms. Program administrators and coordinators will also find the program relevant to their professional development.


  • Learning Sciences Graduate Certificate

    Students in this program will study learning theories, methodologies, designs, and evidence-based practices central to teaching and research on learning processes. Explore how people learn and develop across educational, social, and cultural contextsto advance equitable learning.

Graduate minor

Students seeking a degree outside the Department of Curriculum and Instruction can add a graduate minor in Curriculum and Instruction to further their career goals.