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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Urban Education Graduate Certificate

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Graduate Certificate

This certificate program offers an advanced program of study in the expansive and distinct historical and contemporary knowledge, scholarship, and practical issues related to instruction and curriculum leadership in an urban educational context that has a diverse population, is geographically bounded, and is unique in its political, economic and cultural history, relationships, and interactions. It complements existing College of Education programs by offering a structured, focused course of study, consisting of 12 credit hours of core courses. These courses may be completed as part of a degree program with the advisor’s approval, or as additional course work.

Program Admission

Students interested in receiving a Certificate in Urban Education must apply and be admitted to this graduate certificate program and preferably to a College of Education graduate degree program, such as the master’s or doctoral major in the Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership. Application is through the office of Graduate Admissions. Applicants must also complete an interview with the certificate coordinator. The courses may be completed as part of a degree program with the advisor’s approval.

Retention Requirements

Same as retention policies applicable to Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership graduate degree programs.

Graduation Requirements

  1. The student must complete all four required courses with an average grade of B (3.0) or higher, for a total of 12 credit hours.
  2. In the semester of graduation, the student must submit the Apply to Graduate form to the Graduate School and a Graduate Certificate Candidacy form to the Graduate Analyst in Ball Hall 215 (3798 Walker Ave., Memphis, TN 38152) by the deadline specified by the Graduate School.

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