18
Credit Hours
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Degree

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Format

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Earn a Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language from St. Mary’s

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language is a fully online cohort program that provides an excellent opportunity for high school instructors to earn the necessary graduate hours to teach dual credit English courses. As demand for dual credit courses in Texas secondary schools increases, so does the need for qualified teachers to teach these courses. 

This graduate certificate is designed for students who already have a master’s in another field and now want to teach dual credit English.

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    The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language at St. Mary’s can be completed online.



Graduate Certificate Admission and Tuition

Admission Requirements and Process

Interested applicants must complete the online application, respond to a short answer question and upload a copy of the highest degree-granting transcript (bachelor’s or master’s). Students will also need to submit a letter of recommendation. The GRE/GMAT is not required for admission to this certificate program.

Please note: An unofficial copy of your transcript can be used to apply for admission to the program. If enrolled in the program, students will be required to submit an official transcript within four weeks of the start of class.

To discuss specific admission procedures and requirements for this program, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 210-436-3101 or graduate@stmarytx.edu, or contact your Program Director. 

Tuition

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language is offered at a fixed rate of $12,000, which includes tuition, required fees and course materials. 


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Graduate Certificate FAQs

Students in the Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language may apply their completed credit hours toward a 36-credit-hour Master of Arts in English Literature and Language.

Can my certificate credits go toward a master’s degree?

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language is offered at a fixed rate of $12,000, which includes tuition, required fees and course materials. 

Some programs may qualify for financial aid. Prospective certificate students are encouraged to consult with the Office of Financial Assistance to understand the financing specifics.

How much does the certificate cost?

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language is 12 credit hours and can be completed within one year, on average.

How long does it take to complete the certificate?

Courses in the Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language may be virtual (synchronous) or online (asynchronous). Virtual courses are taken remotely in real-time (with your professor and classmates via Zoom) on a scheduled class day and time. Online courses are not taught in real-time but include pre-recorded lectures, video uploads, class chats and individual meetings with professors. Check with the Program Director for more information.

Are courses in this online certificate program synchronous or asynchronous?
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