Teaching Writing, Graduate Certificate

This certificate enables current and prospective teachers (Grades 5-College) to develop expertise in teaching writing.

Program Highlights

  • Prepares students for careers in education, publishing, marketing, law, and administration.
  • Courses in the graduate certificate may double-count toward the Communication and Composition master's degree.
  • Completion of the master's qualifies the student to also earn a graduate certificate in Communication Education.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  •  A minimum five-page, analytical writing sample with research.
  • A personal statement describing your relevant experience and professional goals.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

Time to Completion: 2 years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Danielle Haque
danielle.haque@mnsu.edu
507-389-2117

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