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Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Graduate Certificate

Online

Course Delivery

9

Total Credits

$6,799

Tuition

1 year

Minimum Duration


Program Overview

The Children's and Young Adult Literature graduate certificate explores materials, methods and strategies for incorporating and teaching literature for youth and adolescents across U.S. and global contexts. The program is particularly beneficial for current K-12 teachers who may be interested in exploring types of and discussions around the written word and intended audiences. The certificate is only open to individuals are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in the MSU College of Education.


Program Outcomes

The graduate certificate in Children's and Young Adult Literature has a special focus on incorporating literature by and about those who have been, and continue to be, marginalized and underrepresented in the United States School system. In-service educators will build methods to introduce content into their classrooms on a regular basis.


Career Outlook


Graduates will have learned from MSU scholars about classical and award-winning literature and film and methods and materials for incorporating the works and discussions into elementary and secondary classrooms.


A Top-Ranked Education

  • Ranked 4th for Best Online Graduate Programs in Education — U.S. News & World Report
  • 32nd among Best Public Universities in America — U.S. News & World Report
  • A Top 100 Global University — Times Higher Education and U.S. News & World Report

 

Doug Hartman headshot

Dr. Douglas K. Hartman

Professor and MATC Program Coordinator 

Dr. Douglas K. Hartman is Professor of Technology & Human Learning in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, with a courtesy appointment in the Educational Psychology/Educational Technology Program. His research focuses on the use of technologies for teaching and learning in a numbers of areas—school, community, work, and sports.

Course Information

 

Core

TE 836 - Awards and Classics of Children's Literature (3 Credits)
TE 838 - Children's Literature and Film (3 Credits)
TE 849 - Methods and Materials for Teaching Children's and Adolescent Literature (3 Credits)
TE 850 - Critical Reading for Children and Adolescents (3 Credits)
TE 883 - Seminars in Literacy Instruction (1 Credit) 

Admissions Requirements

The certificate is only open to individuals are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in the MSU College of Education.

To apply to this program click the "Apply Now" link on this page.

Key Dates

Rolling Applications

Students can start the program in any semester. We recommend submitting applications at least one month prior to the start of the semester to allow time for processing.

 

Tuition & Fees

 

In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
$6,799
$6,799

 

The university reserves the right to make changes in the types, structures, rates for fees, and tuition. Every effort will be made to give as much advance notice as possible.

Program Overview

The Children's and Young Adult Literature graduate certificate explores materials, methods and strategies for incorporating and teaching literature for youth and adolescents across U.S. and global contexts. The program is particularly beneficial for current K-12 teachers who may be interested in exploring types of and discussions around the written word and intended audiences. The certificate is only open to individuals are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in the MSU College of Education.


Program Outcomes

The graduate certificate in Children's and Young Adult Literature has a special focus on incorporating literature by and about those who have been, and continue to be, marginalized and underrepresented in the United States School system. In-service educators will build methods to introduce content into their classrooms on a regular basis.


Career Outlook


Graduates will have learned from MSU scholars about classical and award-winning literature and film and methods and materials for incorporating the works and discussions into elementary and secondary classrooms.


A Top-Ranked Education

  • Ranked 4th for Best Online Graduate Programs in Education — U.S. News & World Report
  • 32nd among Best Public Universities in America — U.S. News & World Report
  • A Top 100 Global University — Times Higher Education and U.S. News & World Report

 

Doug Hartman headshot

Dr. Douglas K. Hartman

Professor and MATC Program Coordinator 

Dr. Douglas K. Hartman is Professor of Technology & Human Learning in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University, with a courtesy appointment in the Educational Psychology/Educational Technology Program. His research focuses on the use of technologies for teaching and learning in a numbers of areas—school, community, work, and sports.

Course Information

 

Core

TE 836 - Awards and Classics of Children's Literature (3 Credits)
TE 838 - Children's Literature and Film (3 Credits)
TE 849 - Methods and Materials for Teaching Children's and Adolescent Literature (3 Credits)
TE 850 - Critical Reading for Children and Adolescents (3 Credits)
TE 883 - Seminars in Literacy Instruction (1 Credit) 

Admissions Requirements

The certificate is only open to individuals are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in the MSU College of Education.

To apply to this program click the "Apply Now" link on this page.

Key Dates

Rolling Applications

Students can start the program in any semester. We recommend submitting applications at least one month prior to the start of the semester to allow time for processing.

 

Tuition & Fees

 

In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
$6,799
$6,799

 

The university reserves the right to make changes in the types, structures, rates for fees, and tuition. Every effort will be made to give as much advance notice as possible.

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