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Online Education Certificate Programs


Whether you’re pursuing a new career or expanding your current education expertise, an online graduate certificate program from A-State will prepare you for new professional opportunities. Our flexible online format allows you to complete your certificate program while working full time. Plus, you will experience our top-quality education for a low cost with affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition.

Why Choose an A-State Online Education Certificate Program?

  • Explore a wide range of specialized certificate options in high-demand areas
  • Finish your education certificate faster online with accelerated coursework and supportive instructors
  • Balance your personal and professional obligations with convenient, 100% online coursework

Which Online Program is Right for You?

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Special Education Director Certificate

Varies Duration
18 Credit Hours
$6,120 Total Tuition

Enhance your leadership skills and solidify your expertise in special education in the Special Education Director Certificate online program. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this certificate program builds upon your previous education and offers a path to additional licensure for the role of special education director.

In this graduate-level online certificate program, you will guide fellow teachers with age-appropriate yet rigorous course curriculum, lesson plans, learning materials and instruction practices specific for students with learning disabilities to foster authentic learning experiences. You will also focus on special education law to ensure all students receive their learning services.

Upon completion of this online program, you will be prepared for supervisory roles in special education.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Curriculum Director Certificate

Varies Duration
21 Credit Hours
$7,140 Total Tuition

The Curriculum Director Certificate online program offers you a fast-track program of study to prepare for leadership roles in curriculum development. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this graduate-level certificate program builds upon your previous education and paves the way to earning your Curriculum Program Administrator License for the role of curriculum director.

In this graduate-level online certificate program, you will gain an understanding of the many factors that curriculum directors must weigh in the selection and organization of course content, instructional materials and student-centered learning activities for primary and secondary educational institutions.

Upon completion of this certificate program, you will have acquired the skills and tools necessary for advanced roles in curriculum development.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Gifted, Talented Director Certificate

Varies Duration
18 Credit Hours
$6,120 Total Tuition

Enhance your leadership skills and solidify your expertise in gifted and talented education in the Gifted, Talented Director Certificate online program. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this certificate program builds upon your previous education and offers a path to additional licensure for the role of gifted, talented director.

In this graduate-level online certificate program, you will guide fellow teachers with age-appropriate yet rigorous course curriculum, lesson plans, learning materials and instruction practices specific for advanced students to foster authentic learning experiences.

Upon completion of this online program, you will be prepared for supervisory roles in gifted and talented education.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Special Education K-12 Certificate

10 months Duration
21 Credit Hours
$7,140 Total Tuition

Embark in the rewarding field of special education in the Special Education K-12 Certificate online program. Designed for practicing teachers, this online certificate program elevates your teaching practice to suit the needs of students with learning disabilities.

In this graduate-level online program, you will gain an understanding of the unique characteristics of diverse learners, learn to apply positive intervention and support systems to create a secure learning environment, and accommodate student needs by creating individualized educational goals.

Upon completion of this online program, you will be prepared to teach in inclusion and special education classrooms.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Building-Level Principal Certificate

Varies Duration
24 Credit Hours
$8,160 Total Tuition

The Building-Level/Principal Certificate online program offers you a fast-track program of study to prepare for leadership roles at the campus level. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this graduate-level certificate program builds upon your previous education and paves the way to earning your Building-Level Administrator License.

In this online certificate program, you will study special topics such as: educational law, internal and external relationship building, curriculum management specific to the needs of the school you work in and formal processes in conducting teacher evaluations.

Upon completion of this online program, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge you need to serve as a principal or any other campus leadership role.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Gifted, Talented and Creative Teachers Certificate

Varies Duration
18 Credit Hours
$6,120 Total Tuition

Fine-tune your teaching skills to meet the needs of advanced students in your classroom. The Gifted, Talented and Creative Teachers Certificate online program offers you a fast-track program of study to K-12 gifted education certification.

In this graduate-level online program, you will learn how to differentiate your lesson plans and instructions to effectively challenge your advanced learners and meet their growing needs. You will study current theory and practice in the planning and implementation of educational programs for gifted, talented and creative students.

Upon completion of this online program, you will gain the skills and tools necessary to deliver rigorous curriculum and instruction to advanced students.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Dyslexia Certificate

8 months Duration
15 Credit Hours
$5,100 Total Tuition

Build upon your teaching expertise by adding a specialization in dyslexia with our Dyslexia Certificate online program. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to enhance your teaching practice and develop the literary growth of more students.

Aligned with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the International Literacy Association (ILA) standards, this program focuses on the structure of language, the interaction between language and literacy, diagnostic procedures and multisensory approaches to helping struggling readers. As part of this graduate-level online program, you will also learn legal aspects that protect students receiving specialized services.

Upon completion of this online program, you will have acquired the skills and tools necessary to provide the appropriate intervention services to students with dyslexia.

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The educator preparation programs at Arkansas State University are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Contact CAEP at 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington D.C. 20036 or by calling 202-223-0077.

Special Education Director Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 18 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Enhance your leadership skills and solidify your expertise in special education in the Special Education Director Certificate online program. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this certificate program builds upon your previous education and offers a path to additional licensure for the role of special education director.

In this graduate-level online certificate program, you will guide fellow teachers with age-appropriate yet rigorous course curriculum, lesson plans, learning materials and instruction practices specific for students with learning disabilities to foster authentic learning experiences. You will also focus on special education law to ensure all students receive their learning services.

Upon completion of this online program, you will be prepared for supervisory roles in special education.

Curriculum Director Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 21 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

The Curriculum Director Certificate online program offers you a fast-track program of study to prepare for leadership roles in curriculum development. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this graduate-level certificate program builds upon your previous education and paves the way to earning your Curriculum Program Administrator License for the role of curriculum director.

In this graduate-level online certificate program, you will gain an understanding of the many factors that curriculum directors must weigh in the selection and organization of course content, instructional materials and student-centered learning activities for primary and secondary educational institutions.

Upon completion of this certificate program, you will have acquired the skills and tools necessary for advanced roles in curriculum development.

Gifted, Talented Director Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 18 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Enhance your leadership skills and solidify your expertise in gifted and talented education in the Gifted, Talented Director Certificate online program. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this certificate program builds upon your previous education and offers a path to additional licensure for the role of gifted, talented director.

In this graduate-level online certificate program, you will guide fellow teachers with age-appropriate yet rigorous course curriculum, lesson plans, learning materials and instruction practices specific for advanced students to foster authentic learning experiences.

Upon completion of this online program, you will be prepared for supervisory roles in gifted and talented education.

Special Education K-12 Certificate

Duration: 10 months Credit Hours: 21 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Embark in the rewarding field of special education in the Special Education K-12 Certificate online program. Designed for practicing teachers, this online certificate program elevates your teaching practice to suit the needs of students with learning disabilities.

In this graduate-level online program, you will gain an understanding of the unique characteristics of diverse learners, learn to apply positive intervention and support systems to create a secure learning environment, and accommodate student needs by creating individualized educational goals.

Upon completion of this online program, you will be prepared to teach in inclusion and special education classrooms.

Building-Level Principal Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 24 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

The Building-Level/Principal Certificate online program offers you a fast-track program of study to prepare for leadership roles at the campus level. Designed for experienced educators and educational leaders, this graduate-level certificate program builds upon your previous education and paves the way to earning your Building-Level Administrator License.

In this online certificate program, you will study special topics such as: educational law, internal and external relationship building, curriculum management specific to the needs of the school you work in and formal processes in conducting teacher evaluations.

Upon completion of this online program, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge you need to serve as a principal or any other campus leadership role.

Gifted, Talented and Creative Teachers Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 18 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Fine-tune your teaching skills to meet the needs of advanced students in your classroom. The Gifted, Talented and Creative Teachers Certificate online program offers you a fast-track program of study to K-12 gifted education certification.

In this graduate-level online program, you will learn how to differentiate your lesson plans and instructions to effectively challenge your advanced learners and meet their growing needs. You will study current theory and practice in the planning and implementation of educational programs for gifted, talented and creative students.

Upon completion of this online program, you will gain the skills and tools necessary to deliver rigorous curriculum and instruction to advanced students.

Dyslexia Certificate

Duration: 8 months Credit Hours: 15 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Build upon your teaching expertise by adding a specialization in dyslexia with our Dyslexia Certificate online program. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to enhance your teaching practice and develop the literary growth of more students.

Aligned with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and the International Literacy Association (ILA) standards, this program focuses on the structure of language, the interaction between language and literacy, diagnostic procedures and multisensory approaches to helping struggling readers. As part of this graduate-level online program, you will also learn legal aspects that protect students receiving specialized services.

Upon completion of this online program, you will have acquired the skills and tools necessary to provide the appropriate intervention services to students with dyslexia.

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