The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education certificate programs are intended for professional development and/or recertification purposes. Each certificate program has been uniquely designed for the intended specialty area. These certificate programs are not designed for alternative route to licensure or initial teacher certification/licensure. A certificate/Non-degree seeking applicant must submit the following in order for admission and registration eligibility:
- A completed admission application form with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee.
- Evidence of one of the following documents:
- A valid teaching certificate/license, or
- A bachelor’s or a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
The Certificate of Educational Leadership Modified Core requires an applicant to possess an earned Master’s degree for admission and submit the testing to exit the certificate.
As a certificate/non-degree seeking student you are not guaranteed acceptance into a degree-seeking program. After enrolling in the non-degree course(s), you must submit a new application to become degree seeking. The student must also meet the requirements for admission of the intended program of study.
Non-degree seeking students are eligible to enroll in a maximum of 16 credit hours with the exception of the Certificate of Educational Leadership Modified Core.
Certificate Programs are not eligible for financial aid.