Non-degree Graduate Certificate in Adult ESL and Literacy Education

Program Details

Area(s) of Study:
  • Adult Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Literacy Education
Location(s):
  • Online
Program Level:
  • Non-Degree Program
Program Type:
  • Certificate
  • Nondegree Professional Development

Description

This twelve-credit online program is designed for those working or interested in working in adult basic education settings and who want to improve their skills and knowledge to better meet the needs of adult students.

These courses can also be counted towards a Rutgers Graduate School of Education 30-credit, fully online Masters Degree in Adult and Continuing Education.

Admissions

All applicants who are not currently in a Graduate/Non-degree program and don’t have an active RU ID # will need to complete a Graduate Study application. Applications can be completed online or obtained from the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 56 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 (848-932-7711).

Applicants are responsible for reviewing and confirming that they meet program requirements before the application is submitted. Rutgers Graduate School of Education WILL NOT refund the application fee if an applicant is not accepted.

Faculty

Program Requirements

It is the responsibility of the student to enroll in all of the required courses through Rutgers University. No program requirements may be met at any other institution. Students are expected to maintain a “B” or better average as a non-degree student in the program. Accepted students will have 5 years to complete the program, from the beginning of any course work to be counted toward the program.

After completing all of the program requirements students will receive official documentation of their completion, endorsed by the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education.

A complete listing of program requirements are available for download or at the Office of Student and Academic Services.

If you have more specific questions about this concentration, please contact Alisa Belzer.