The program is a two-semester program. In addition to application to the University/Graduate School, separate application to the certificate program needs to be made through the program coordinator. Required materials for specific program admission include a letter or essay of intent, a current vita/resume, and three letters of support from educators who know the candidate. Candidate must be teaching currently in a middle school or junior high school setting. The four classes can be included as part of an M.A. in Secondary Education — Curriculum and Instruction.
To be awarded this Certificate, each credentialed teacher must take the following 12 semester units: