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Steps to earn a Certificate with a Degree Program

  1. Apply for ONE of our Degree Programs – M.E.T., Ed.S. or Ed.D. The application fee is $65.00.  Note: You must submit two separate applications for a degree program and a certificate.
  2. Apply for EdTech’s certificate programs. The application fee is $65.00 for each Graduate Certificate.  Use a different user name and password for each application.  Note: You must apply for a certificate program BEFORE you complete ⅓ of the required coursework for it. You cannot earn a certificate if you complete the coursework before you apply for it.
  3.  Submit the Application for Admission Candidacy Form (AAC) for each certificate program as soon as you are accepted into the program. List only the courses required for the certificate.
  4. After you complete the coursework for a certificate, Apply for graduation during the time-frame published in the Academic Calendar for the term you wish to graduate. Note: You have to apply for graduation for each certificate that you have been admitted to.
  5. Submit the AAC form for your master’s degree after you have completed 18 credits. List all classes taken and those you will take to earn your master’s degree.
  6. Apply for graduation for your master’s, EdS, or EdD program during the time-frame published in the Academic Calendar for the term you wish to graduate. You will finish the coursework for the degree during the term for which you have applied for graduation.