The Advanced Graduate Certificate programs are for professionals looking for in depth courses in content areas such as Education, Health Care Management, Human Services Leadership, Human Resources or Management of Health Information Systems.
The Advanced Graduate Certificates provide students with study in specialized areas, as well as, the latest Leadership and Management tools for career advancement.
To complete a certificate you must take 4-5 courses in your chosen area of study. The pre-requisite courses, if any, for the certificates will be determined by your graduate admissions counselor.
Applied Behavior Analysis
Offered as a fully online or a fully land-based option!
As licensed behavior analysts, students will have the opportunity to work with individuals who have been diagnosed with autism, autism spectrum disorders or related disorders in a variety of public and private settings including schools, homes, day programs, communities, residential and vocational training settings, businesses and related human service agencies.
Bilingual Certificate Extension
This certificate extension program is suitable for teachers who have basic certifications in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Childhood Education and/or Childhood Special Education, and Secondary Education. The courses offered are appropriate for teachers who, in addition to English, are proficient in another language and who wish to continue their expertise in teaching by acquiring knowledge and developing competencies working in a bilingual classroom or as a teacher of students with speech and language disabilities.
Health Care Management
The Health Care Management Certificate program emphasizes the identification, analysis, and solutions of complex issues and problems facing the health care professional today. Students learn to evaluate techniques and develop strategic thinking skills so they can lead effectively, improve quality, increase productivity, and manage costs within their health care organizations.
Human Resources Management
The Human Resources Management Certificate program provides practitioners with advanced study of current human resources trends and practices. An emphasis is placed on understanding the role of human resources within an organization, and developing human resources plans consistent with an organization’s strategic objectives.
Human Services Leadership
This certificate is designed for those working in or interested in transitioning to a leadership or senior level administrative role in one of the professions in the human services field.
Management of Health Information Systems
The Management of Health Information Systems certificate program is designed to develop or enhance the students’ expertise in the planning, development, and implementation of health information systems. Students will focus on how health information systems can improve the delivery of health care with the latest methods and technologies for the collection, organization, use and evaluation of health care information.
School Building Leader
The School Building Leader (SBL) Advanced Certificate Program provides the administrative candidate the theory and practice necessary in the preparation for becoming a School Building Leader. The course of study includes educational leadership and administration, educational law, policy and ethics, curriculum and instruction, and an administrative practicum at the school building level. Upon completion of the program, the administrative candidate will have been exposed to the knowledge, skills and dispositions required of school building leaders, thereby providing a strong foundation for taking the NYS SBL certification examination.
School District Leader
The School District Leader (SDL) Advanced Certificate Program provides the administrative candidate the theory and practice necessary in the preparation for becoming a School District Leader. The course of study includes educational leadership and administration, educational law, policy and ethics, curriculum and instruction, school business administration, pupil personnel services and two administrative practica, one at the building level and one at the district level. Upon completion of the program, the administrative candidate will have been exposed to the knowledge, skills and dispositions required of school district leaders, thereby providing a strong foundation for taking the NYS SDL certification examination.
The Advanced Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is designed to prepare certified teachers who already hold their master’s degree to understand the foundations of English as an additional language. This program demonstrates literacy and language teaching techniques while helping students develop skills and methods in teaching core subject areas in the students’ native language and in English. The program also cultivates an understanding of the roles of linguistics and grammar in second-language learning in grades K-12.