Choose GCU’s Graduate Certificate in English
The online graduate certificate in English at Grand Canyon University (GCU) provides the opportunity for current teachers to expand their career path. With this certificate in English, you may teach undergraduate courses at community colleges and two-year or four-year institutions of higher learning. The curriculum provides rigorous instruction of the English language that focuses on four domain areas: pedagogy, teaching writing and literature, practice of professional writing and theories of writing a rhetoric.
This graduate certificate in English program provides advanced training in the English discipline and field of education. It’s ideal for teachers seeking the 18 credits needed to teach at the collegiate and postsecondary level. Graduates of the program become qualified educational leaders prepared to teach an elevated study of English in both in-person and online postsecondary settings.
Career Opportunities With a Graduate Certificate in English
A graduate certificate in English can open up a variety of job opportunities in a variety of fields, including becoming an English and literature teacher at the undergraduate level. Potential workplace settings include colleges and universities, as well as:
- Trade/Technical Schools
- Tech Companies
- Textbook Publishers
- EdTech Application Businesses
These are just a few examples of the job opportunities available with a certificate in English. Your career options will depend on your individual skills, interests and experience, as well as the job market in your area.
* Please note that this list may contain programs and courses not presently offered, as availability may vary depending on class size, enrollment and other contributing factors. If you are interested in a program or course listed herein please first contact your University Counselor for the most current information regarding availability.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Programs or courses subject to change.