Sep 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

American Indian Education Graduate Certificate


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Program Overview


A 12-credit hour certificate, it is designed for the practicing educator who is interested in learning more about teaching students of American Indian descent. Address challenges facing American Indian students, make culturally responsive teaching a component of your instruction, share strength-based approaches to build on American Indian assets and resiliency and help prioritize social and emotional supports that work. This 100% online program can be started in any semester. Most of the courses are offered over the summer. Learn more at usd.edu/online-aied.

DELIVERY: On campus | Online

Application Requirements


  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Admission test scores*
  6. Statement of purpose
  7. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. For specific program requirements and submission deadline, visit: catalog.usd.edu.

Courses or Programs Leading to Professional Licensure or Certification


The educational curriculum for your academic program may or may not meet educational prerequisites for professional licensure or certification in states other than South Dakota. If you are planning to apply for licensure/certification in a state other than South Dakota after completion of your program, please review that state and your program on USD’s Licensure-Track Programs webpage. Licensure-Track Programs

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization

Questions?


Division of Curriculum and Instruction
605-658-6639 | ci@usd.edu | usd.edu/ci

Graduate Admissions 
605-658-6200 | gradadmissions@usd.edu  | usd.edu/grad

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