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Program Details

  • Award: Graduate Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Must be completed entirely online; no face-to-face options available.

About this Program

This certificate program is designed for current and prospective teachers in middle schools, high schools, and two- and four-year colleges. The aim of the program is to aid teachers in acquiring or expanding their expertise in teaching writing. Whether writing instruction is your primary focus or a secondary specialization that interests you, the certificate program offers an adaptable curriculum that will meet your needs.

Labor Market Information

  • Editors

  • Median wage: $25.84/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College English Language Teachers

  • Median wage: $58,095/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Writers and Authors

  • Median wage: $28.19/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Proofreaders and Copy Markers

  • Median wage: $15.01/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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