Dec 09, 2023  
2023-2024 EIU Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 EIU Graduate Catalog

English: Certificate in the Teaching of Writing


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The online Certificate in the Teaching of Writing in High School/Middle School is available to those already certified as middle school or high school teachers. Teachers should be able to complete this certificate in two summers and one academic year. Teachers earn a Certificate in the Teaching of Writing in High School/Middle School by satisfactorily completing 18 hours of graduate work in the Teaching of Writing.

Degree Audit: The graduate plan of study is the EIU Degree Audit, which is generated automatically at the time of degree or certificate candidacy. Modifications of the standard EIU Degree Audit are submitted by the graduate coordinator to the certification officer in the Graduate School at the time modifications are approved. The Degree Audit serves as an unofficial summary of requirements for the program. Degree and certificate candidates are advised to review the comprehensive summary of the Degree Audit process specified on the “Requirements for All Degree and Certificate Candidates” section of the Graduate Catalog. Individual programs may require candidates to submit plans of study in addition to the Degree Audit, candidates should consult with the program coordinator.

Certificate Course/Curriculum Requirements


All students must complete the following six-credit course:

Additional Courses


Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate-level courses (5000 and above)

Students should choose at least four of the following three-credit courses:

Graduate Certificate


By completing these five courses, teachers will earn 18 hours of graduate work that may be applied toward an M.A. in English.

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