Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Lifelong Learning

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1299

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About the Program

Note: Students will not be admitted to this Graduate Certificate in Lifelong Learning until Fall 2023. 

The Lifelong Learning certificate is a credential for leaders, managers, and staff of organizations focused on learning in developmentally adaptive and industry specific environments. The program is appropriate for those that want to be equipped with a working knowledge of learning strategies for individuals of all ages and in all contexts, with a special emphasis on non-traditional and adult learners. Students who complete this certificate will be prepared to apply knowledge skills and tools addressing learning in and out of traditional formal education settings.

The Lifelong Learning certificate program is appropriate for current or future professionals in organizations, non-profits, schools, middle managers, and those in institutions of higher education. or any individual seeking to improve learning by creating effective environments and experiences for learners of any age-group from young children to adults to seniors. Entrepreneurs interested in this practice area are especially welcome.   

The focused Lifelong Learning certificate may be taken as a stand-alone credential to supplement previous education credentials. This affordable 9.0 credit certificate can be completed in three quarters of part-time study.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.

Program Requirements

EDLT 595Learning through the Lifespan3.0
EDLT 596Lifelong Learning Models & Best Practices3.0
EHRD 660Principles of Adult Learning3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
EHRD 6603.0EDLT 5953.0EDLT 5963.0
 3 3 3
Total Credits 9

Pathway to MS Completion

Note: This PBC may be used to earn 9.0 credits that applies towards attainment of the MS in Education Improvement and Transformation or MS in Learning Technologies (45.0 credits total) offered through the School of Education.

As the graphic below indicates, this certificate can be taken as a stand-alone certificate program or "stacked" as part of the MS in Education Improvement and Transformation or MS in Learning Technologies.  

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