Graduate Certificate in Family Literacy

Family Literacy

Program Director: Dr. Barbara O’Byrne
Graduate School of Education and Professional Development





Program Overview:
The Graduate Certificate in Family Literacy requires 12 hours of course credit.

Program Highlights:

  • The Certificate combines theory, research, and practical applications to enhance content knowledge and techniques of delivering instruction through the use of hands-on discovery/inquiry teaching.

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Certificate Application Essentials

How to apply:

  • Prospective certificate-only students should apply for admission to Marshall University as a Certificate/Professional Development student and select the Family Literacy Certificate on the application form.
  • Applicants should follow the admissions process described in the Graduate Catalog, or at the Graduate Admissions website.
  • Students can pursue the graduate certificate while enrolled in the master’s program in Elementary Education by submitting a Secondary Program Request form:
  • Applicants must hold a valid K-6 or K-8 professional license.

Deadline for Application: December 1 (Spring semester); August 1 (Fall Semester); May 1 (Summer)<