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Graduate Continuing Education Certificates

Ready to Stand Out in Your Career?

Invest in yourself through a graduate continuing education (CE) certificate from Advancement Courses and Augustana University.

A certificate sets you apart in your field when applying for jobs or pursuing professional opportunities by demonstrating your mastery in a critical area of focus.

In fact, 92% of administrators say that an applicant having a graduate CE certificate positively impacts their hiring decision and that they view certificates as important to a teacher’s overall career trajectory.

Earning a graduate CE certificate allows you to sharpen your skills in a particular concentration while also advancing your career and moving up your district’s salary scale.

How It Works:

Choose from any of 14 certificate programs across a range of topics, each involving 3 graduate courses for a total of 9 credit hours. In addition to your graduate credits, you will receive a certificate from Augustana University signifying your accomplishment.

  1. Review the certificate options below and take note of which courses are required for your chosen certificate.
  2. Fill out the form on this page to start the registration process.
  3. Enroll in the courses for your chosen certificate here at Advancement Courses. Be sure to select “Graduate Credit” as the credit type and Augustana University as the partner option for each course.

Save 15% when you enroll in all three courses at once using the code AUGIECERT.

  1. Once you enroll in your courses, you’ll receive an e-mail with additional information to complete your registration.
  2. Complete all three courses. You’ll automatically receive your certificate upon completion of the final course. View sample transcript.

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About Augustana University

Founded in 1860, Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is a selective, comprehensive university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). With more than 100 majors, minors and pre-professional programs for undergraduates — along with graduate degree and continuing education programs — Augustana is committed to enriching lives and fostering development by combining a foundation in the liberal arts with professional skill and advanced study.

Nationally recognized for academic excellence, student life, graduate outcomes and affordability, Augustana serves more than 2,000 students from 34 states and 50 countries. Most are part of our residential community and call our 100-acre campus home. Our graduate and continuing education programs serve students during times that are convenient for adult learners.

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