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Advanced Graduate Study 

American College of Education

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
10780 USD/year
10780 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study at the American College of Education is designed for students wishing to design their own program of study at the post-master’s, advanced level.

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Students can choose from a variety of courses to study the topics they want to study.

Key Features

  • Advanced Coursework: You will learn the fundamentals required for writing, studying, and learning at the post-mater’s level.
  • Completely Customizable:You can choose 27 of the required 30 credits in this certificate, so you can take the classes that align with your career goals.
  • Flexible: Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.
  • Transferable: If you choose to continue your education, you can apply credits earned in this certificate program toward our Ed.S. or Ed.D. programs and get your degree faster.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Understanding Linguistics and Second Language Learners
  • Advanced Foundations of Second Language Learners
  • Assessment Methods for Second Language Learners
  • Methods and Materials for Second Language Instruction
  • Professional Advocacy and Leadership for Second Language Learners
  • Curriculum and Instructional Design for Diversity
  • Standards-Driven Learning
  • Assessment Strategies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit all application components including the admission application, including the enrollment agreement, and payment agreement.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution indicating successful completion of the level of education required for entry to the program.
  • Transcripts that are international and/or not in English must be evaluated through an NACES-recommended agency.
  • Texas applicants may only submit evaluations from agencies approved by the Texas Education Agency.
  • International applicants must request the course-by-course evaluation. The evaluation report must show that the non-U.S. education is equivalent to the education/accreditation level required for the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10780 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10780 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Advanced Graduate Study
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