Graduate Certificate Program Summary
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission for a graduate certificate objective
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts confirming eligibility for graduate-level study, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you hold an F1 visa: concurrent admission to a degree program, because a certificate alone is not sufficient for F1 status
See also: steps to admission.
The graduate certificate program consists of five courses. Due to the variation in credit per course, students will take 15 - 18 semester credit hours. Up to six credit hours may be taken outside the English Department.
Unless otherwise noted, courses listed below are 3 credit hours each.
Take at least one of these three courses.
- ENGL 857A: Composition and Rhetoric
- ENGL 957: Composition Theory and Practice
- ENGL 957B: Nebraska Writing Project Summer Institute
- ENGL 857: Composition Theory and Practice
- ENGL 857B: Nebraska Writing Project
- ENGL 875: Rhetoric
- ENGL 875A: Rhetoric of Women Writers
- ENGL 895: Internship in Teaching English
- ENGL 895A: Nebraska Writing Project Internship
- ENGL 880: Writing Theory and Practice for Consultants
- ENGL 882: Literacy and Community
- ENGL 973: Seminar in Literacy Theory
- ENGL 976: Rhetorical Theory
- ENGL 992B: Place-Conscious Teaching
- TEAC 813: Studies in Teaching ESL
- TEAC 818: Teaching Writing
- TEAC 838: Linguistics for the Classroom Teacher
- TEAC 840: Culture and Schooling
- TEAC 921: Seminar in Literacy Studies
- TEAC 944A: Curriculum as Aesthetic Text
- TEAC 950: Contextual Research in English/Language Arts
- TEAC 952: Language and Learning
- TEAC 953: Seminar in Writing in the Curriculum
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