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Online: Trauma and Resilience in Educational Environments

Class Type:
Online
Cost:
$489 per credit hour
Next Start Date:
September 1, 2020
Program Options:
Graduate Certificate
15
Credit Hours
1
Years (Avg.)

Accepting applications for September 1 enrollment

As a caring teacher, counselor, or administrator, you are the first responder to trauma and trauma-responses your students experience. Our fully online certificate in trauma and resilience in educational environments will help you respond. Our experienced professors and collaborative classroom environment can enhance your skills to respond effectively to your students and build relationships that enhance learning. 

Courses are delivered fully online or we do have a few low residency options available at our Lancaster, Pa site each summer for those who prefer some face-to-face class time. 

Graduate Certificate: Trauma and Resilience in Educational Environments  (15 credits)

To qualify for the graduate certificate in Trauma and Resilience in Educational Environments, candidates must complete fifteen required credit hours.

  • *EDDA 571 (Foundational Course): Trauma, Restoration, and Resilience in Educational Environments 
  • EDDA 541: Self-Care and Resilience for Educators 
  • *EDRJ 621: Restorative Discipline 
  • EDCI 561: Neuro-Education: Research on the Brain, Trauma, Resilience, and Learning 
  • EDDA 631: Research in Risk and Resilience 

* Either course should be the initial course in the program. Certificate curriculum can be used towards the degree program should you decide to pursue your master's in education.  

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Fall 2020 

The following online courses will be offered fall term starting September 1:

EDDA 571 M: Trauma, Restoration, and Resilience in Educational Environments

EDDA 631 L:  Research in Risk and Resilience

Admissions Process

Timeline

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis throughout the year. Admissions decisions are reviewed in August, October, December, March and May.

Admission

MA in Education and Graduate Certificate admission is based on:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimal undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (based on 4.0). (If this condition is not met, graduate GPA of six or more credits will be considered.)
  • A teaching or specialist license (Not required) 
  • A personal interview with the associate director of the Graduate Teacher Education program.

Admission into the program is granted by the teacher education admissions committee. Upon admission into the program, each student will be assigned an academic advisor. Students unable to meet the requirements for regular admission may be recommended for conditional admission

Admission application procedure

1. Application for Admission to the Master of Arts in Education Program

2. A copy of valid teaching or specialist license

3. Request official transcripts (not student copies) from each college or university you have attended. The official transcripts should be sent to email: admissions.lancaster@emu.edu  or  mail to EMU Lancaster, 1846 Charter Lane Lancaster, PA 17605-0936. Attn: MA in Education Program.

4. Schedule an interview with the director or assistant director of the program. 

See tuition and fees

Contact us:

Toll free 1(866) 368-5262 
Email: admissions.lancaster@emu.edu

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