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Certificate in Early Childhood Development

The certificate in early childhood is designed to introduce you to principles and implications for teaching children birth to third grade. Supervision techniques, planning environments, evaluation for early childhood programs and parental involvement are explored. This certificate provides you the knowledge and skills to quickly start or advance a career in the field of early childhood development.

Tuition

  • Undergraduate: $225/credit hour
  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a high school diploma or equivalent as a minimum admission credential and must give evidence of ability to follow college-level coursework. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

Special Note

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.

  Early Childhood
EDU261 Assessing Young Children
EDU281 Early Childhood Principles
EDU301 Family and Community Resources
EDU313 Early Childhood Program Management

 

Certificate in Labor Management

The Certificate in Labor Management is designed to aid supervisors in understanding the dynamic relationship between management and labor. This certificate will also prepare you for increased responsibilities in your profession and will enhance your skills in negotiations, project management, and leadership.

Tuition

  • Undergraduate: $225/credit hour
  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a high school diploma or equivalent as a minimum admission credential and must give evidence of ability to follow college-level coursework. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Labor Management
BUS325 Management & Labor Relations
BUS360 Negotiations
MIS350 Project Management
LDR301 Leadership

 

Certificate in Leadership Studies

The Certificate in Leadership Studies is designed to prepare you for modern leadership challenges by building upon your practical leadership experience and focusing on leadership ethics, strategic leadership, and global leadership.

Tuition

  • Undergraduate: $225/credit hour
  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a high school diploma or equivalent as a minimum admission credential and must give evidence of ability to follow college-level coursework. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Leadership Studies
LDR301 Leadership
LDR330 Global Leadership
LDR450 Ethics in Leadership
LDR455 Strategic Leadership

 

Certificate in Behavioral Healthcare Management

The certificate in Behavioral Healthcare Management is designed to for those of you employed in the behavioral healthcare field who desire to increase your knowledge and advance your position in the behavioral healthcare setting. This program will focus on leadership, financing, quality improvement, and policies focused on the behavioral healthcare industry.

Tuition

  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a college transcript showing the completion on a bachelor degree. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Behavioral Healthcare Management
BMT508 Behavior Health Policy
BMT509 Quality Improvement in Behavior Healthcare
BMT548 Organizational Leadership on Health Care
BMT549 Behavioral Healthcare Financing

 

Certificate in Curriculum and Instruction

The certificate program in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to focus on the challenges of developing curriculum for your classroom and assessing its effectiveness. You will explore current educational research and trends, assessment procedures, and educative design in the improvement of curriculum.

Tuition

  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a college transcript showing the completion on a bachelor degree. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Curriculum and Instruction
EDU550 Curriculum and Instruction
EDU645 Application of Learning Frameworks
EDU655 Instruction and Assessment Design
EDU603 Curriculum Auditing and Mapping

 

Certificate in Health Services Administration

The certificate in Health Services Administration is designed for those of you employed in healthcare who desire to advance your knowledge and position in a management role in a healthcare organization. This program will focus on the job responsibilities for management positions in healthcare.

Tuition

  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a college transcript showing the completion on a bachelor degree. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Health Services Administration
BMT501 Orientation to Healthcare Systems
BMT505 Healthcare Administration
BMT547 Medical Terminology for the HC Manager
BMT540 Ethics in Healthcare

 

Certificate in Small Business Management

The certificate in Small Business Management is designed to provide you with practical knowledge concerning the ethics, human resources, technology and legal issues of managing a small business. Within the curriculum are several case studies that provide an opportunity to analyze dilemmas that must be solved by business professionals every day. The completion of the certificate provides a strong foundation for the Masters of Business Administration degree offered at WWU.

Tuition

  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a college transcript showing the completion on a bachelor degree. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Small Business Management
BMT545 Managerial Ethics
BMT517 Human Resources & Organizational Behavior
BMT539 Legal Environment of Business, Government, & Society
BMT580 Management Systems

 

Certificate in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

The certificate in STEM is designed to provide you with knowledge and application of the integration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the K-12 classroom. Within the curriculum are opportunities to research information, design experiments, and answer questions to everyday problems in today’s world. The completion of the certificate provides a strong foundation for the Education degree offered at WWU.

Tuition

  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a college transcript showing the completion on a bachelor degree. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  STEM
EDU564 Stem an Introduction
EDU565 STEM Engineering Design
EDU566 STEM Technology and Coding
EDU567 STEM Citizen Science-Project Based Learning

 

Certificate in Teaching and Technology

The certificate in Teaching and Technology is designed to provide K-12 classroom teachers with support in the integration of technology into instruction. The focus is upon helping you fully utilize technology, online tools, apps, and mobile devices to enhance instruction; modify instructional practices and actively engage 21st century learners.

Tuition

  • Graduate: $350/credit hour

Fees

  • Application: No charge
  • Credentialed Learning Credit (Graduate): $100/credit hour
  • Graduation Fee: $100
  • Online Course Fee: $125 per course

Admission

Applicants must present a college transcript showing the completion on a bachelor degree. Applications are completed at the Office of the Registrar, 573.592.4249. Advisement and registration are initiated at the Office of Academic Advisement. Students who have been denied admission or dismissed from the university are not eligible for enrollment under this category.

  Teaching and Technology
EDU543 Teaching and Learning in New Digital Landscape
EDU558 Software Applications for Academic Programs
EDU561 Instructional Design and Technology
EDU571 Integration of Multimedia Production and Curriculum

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