Post-Master's Certificate in Education

Define your niche in education.

The education field is incredibly diverse. Earning a post-master’s certificate at Northcentral University is a great way to focus your own education and skills in a specific area and help you set yourself apart from other educators and administrators.

PURPOSE: The Post-Master’s Certificate in Education is designed to help you develop skills sets and knowledge in a particular area of education beyond the master’s degree level.

If you’ve earned your master’s degree, but want to continue your education to help you stand out in your field or support your interests in a related area, a post-master’s certificate can help you do it. With just 18 credits to complete and 13 professionally relevant specializations to choose from, the Post- Master’s Certificate in Education is a quick and easy way to add definition to your education niche.

OUTCOMES: You will be introduced to doctoral-level coursework in education with an emphasis on applied experiential learning (act, think, conceptualize and apply).

You know that learning is more than just reading and writing. In this certificate program, you will not only enhance your understanding of major theories and practices in your specialty, but you will also be challenged to think critically about the topics covered in your courses with the goal of applying what you learn to your profession.

ACHIEVEMENTS: Upon completion of the certificate, you will be prepared to put your newfound knowledge and skills to work or continue your higher education by pursuing a doctorate.

The courses in your certificate program coincide with doctoral degree programs at NCU and can be applied for transfer credit if you continue your studies at NCU at the doctoral level.