• Certificates

    Explore a new area with a course or certificate. Hamline's certificate programs help educators expand their skills and expertise to better serve their students and communities.
     

    Who May Apply?

    Certificate coursework is open to licensed educators and other professional and community members.

    Online Learning at Hamline

    Online learning at Hamline includes both fully online and blended (online combined with face-to-face) class opportunities. Discover more about Online Learning at Hamline

    Certificates

    Adult Basic Education (ABE Certificate)  -  APPLY NOW
    Specifically-designed to meet the growing need for ABE instructors, this certificate prepares you to understand the field of adult education as well as practical insights and tools for designing courses and assessment tools. Offered fully online as well as some course offerings on campus.

    Adult ESL  -    APPLY NOW
    Designed for individuals working in adult ESL education, this four-course certificate prepares individuals with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to teach English as a Second Language to adults from linguistically and culturally diverse populations. Offered online and on campus.

    Advanced Pain Management
    Pursue a post-master’s certificate in advanced pain management through Hamline University and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Our innovative program—just over a year in length—combines the convenience of online classes with hands-on clinical work under the guidance of experienced pain practitioners.

    Advanced Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
    Students who have a TEFL certificate and wish to learn more about language theory and linguistics can pursue an advanced TEFL certificate, offered online or on campus.

    Autism Spectrum Disorders   -   APPLY NOW
    Gain the skills and knowledge you need as a teacher, parent, or other education professional to better serve individuals of all ages identified on the autism spectrum. Offered online.

    Children's Literature
    A certificate program in children’s literature that honors the power of authentic reading and high-quality literature for all students. Offered online and on campus. 

    College Admission Counseling  -   APPLY NOW
    This online certificate program is designed to prepare any professional for counseling high school students in relation to post-secondary planning and the admission process. Offered online.

    ESL for Mainstream Teachers
    Get the training you need to meet the growing challenge of educating English learners in today's mainstream classrooms. Offered online and on campus.

    Environmental Education
    Design a program that meets your teaching and public education needs. Courses are online and off campus at engaging locations and include ecology, natural history, teaching methods, field biology, and geology.

    Gifted Education
    Foster the growth and success of gifted and talented learners both in and out of the classroom. Offered online, on campus, and in low-residency formats.

    K-5 Mathematics  -  APPLY NOW
    Expand your knowledge of how students think mathematically and your ability to shape questions and conversations around mathematical ideas.

    Literacy for the Teaching of Reading and Writing
    Enhance your understanding of the role of literacy learning across the curriculum. Offered online and on campus. 

    Other Health Disabilities
    Coursework in this certificate leads to greater understanding and collaboration between schools, the community, families, and the medical team. Offered online and on campus. 

    Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    Live your dream. Teach overseas! Experience another culture while living and working overseas after earning a TEFL certificate (offered on campus) or Advanced TEFL certificate (offered online or on campus) from Hamline.

    Traumatic Brain Injury
    If you've experienced a need for specialized training in this area, Hamline's TBI certificate will provide the knowledge and expertise to best assist students with a TBI. Offered online.

    Urban Teaching
    The first of its kind in Minnesota, this program is comprised of graduate-level courses aimed at helping teachers apply successful classroom strategies for urban and urban-like learners. Offered online.