Certificate in Social Emotional & Behavioral Wellness

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate  
Number of Credits to Completion: 12.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter

Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible*
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.1005
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-2059

*The current plan of study for this program would not allow for federal financial aid (including Federal Direct Student Loans) since Department of Education requires a minimum of 4.5 credits per term for graduate courses and 6.0 credits per term for undergraduate courses.

About the Program

The purpose of this endorsement is to further prepare professional educators to build resiliency in students by facilitating social, emotional, and behavioral wellness in order to address non-academic barriers to learning. All courses are grounded in theories of cognitive, social, emotional, and behavioral development and demonstrate research-based practices that enable candidates to gain knowledge and experience needed to work successfully with family members and the broader community in supporting social, emotional, and behavioral wellness of PK-12 students.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree is required. Students seeking the PDE endorsement must hold their Instructional I certification or be actively pursuing the certification at point of admission.

Program Requirements

EDEX 580Social Emotional Wellness and Evidence-Based Preventative School Practices3.0
EDEX 581Understanding Social Emotional Disorders3.0
EDEX 582Evidence-Based School Interventions and Trauma Informed Education/Care3.0
EDEX 583Collaboration and Community Based Practices to Promote Social Emotion Wellness3.0
Total Credits12.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
Term 1CreditsTerm 2CreditsTerm 3CreditsTerm 4Credits
EDEX 5803.0EDEX 5813.0EDEX 5823.0EDEX 5833.0
 3 3 3 3
Total Credits 12

Additional Information

For more information about this program, please visit the School of Education's website. 

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