Online Graduate Certificate in English

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Overview of the Online Graduate Certificate in English

The English Graduate Certificate includes 18 credit hours of English designed for those seeking the credentials required by various regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent, and community college English courses. Those completing this program gain knowledge and skills in the following areas: the structure of the English language; the theory and practice of rhetorical analysis, synthesis, and argumentation; and formalist and cultural interpretations of a focused selection of poetic, dramatic, and fictional texts. While taking these courses in the recommended order has benefits, the program is designed so that students may successfully complete the courses in the order that is most convenient for them.

You’ll Learn To…

  • Explain key structures and the importance of major historical developments in the English language.
  • Create rhetorically-effective, evidence-based rhetorical analysis, synthesis, and argumentation by effectively using the writing process and applying key composition theories.
  • Evaluate literature using biblical principles.
  • Interpret fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama using both formalist and cultural critical approaches.

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TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
18 Total
TUITION
$470/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

COURSES

Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

6 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

ENGL-501,ENGL-502,ENGL-503,ENGL-510,ENGL-511,ENGL-512

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed.

  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed.

Completion Requirements
  • Successful completion of the English Graduate Certificate curriculum.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in all graduate work and a minimum grade of "B-" in each course.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a certificate.

START DATES

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022