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Graduate Studies at Salisbury University

Graduate Certificates

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in TESOL is designed for K-12 school personnel who wish to advance their professional development and enhance their knowledge and expertise in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) but are seeking neither an M.A. nor state certification in TESOL.

Admission

Applicants for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in TESOL must follow the admission procedures for admission to graduate study at Salisbury University. In addition, the following materials must also be submitted or forwarded directly to the English Department Graduate Program Director, Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801:

  1. A letter of application for admission which includes a written description of reasons for pursuing the certificate and a statement of career goals within TESOL.
  2. Two letters of recommendation

 Course Requirements

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in TESOL requires completion of 15 semester hours of graduate credit with a cumulative average of 3.0 or higher, with no grade lower than C, and no more than three credit hours of C or C+ in their program.

 a.      Complete the following 12 required semester hours: 

Course

Credits

ENGL 530 Principles of Linguistics

3

ENGL 539 Second Language Acquisition

3

ENGL 528 ESOL Tests and Measurements

3

ENGL 547 Current Approaches in ESOL Instruction

3

 

b. Complete one of the following three semester hour courses: 

Course

Credits

ENGL 532 Literacy and ESOL Reading

3

ENGL 534 Literacy and ESOL Writing

3

ENGL 509 Seminar in Language Study

3

 

NOTE: While the courses taken for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate cover areas required for K-12 certification in the State of Maryland, this certificate by itself does not lead to teacher certification nor does it lead toward an M.A. in English.

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Care Management

 This certificate program is for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and are now seeking to complete the requirements for the Health Care Management Certificate. This program is offered on a cohort basis, and interested students must contact the Department of Nursing for additional program information. The following courses are required: 

Course

Credits

NURS 525 Health Care System

3

NURS 526 Health Care Informatics

3

NURS 561 Health Care Management Seminar

3

 

Students are also required to complete one of the following electives: 

Course

Credits

NURS 515 Epidemiology

3

NURS 542 Qualitative Research in Health Care

3

NURS 562 Health Care Management Practicum

3

MATH 502 Applied Statistics

3

NURS 544 Quantitative Research in Health Care

3

 

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