Graduate Certificates

Want to deepen your knowledge of a specialty area, grow your professional expertise, or get up to speed on the latest evidence-based practices? Johns Hopkins School of Education graduate certificate programs are a great place to start.

 

Post-Master’s Certificates 

APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA)

Prepares students to be eligible for certification as board-certified behavior analysts and for leadership roles in ABA practices and methods.

COUNSELING (CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED GRADUATE STUDY)

This advanced 30-credit, post-master’s program offers a concentration in counseling and clinical supervision for counselors who wish to enhance those skills. Students develop individualized programs with specialized concentrations.

CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING

This 15-credit program designed to prepare master’s degree-holding counselors and other human service professionals for specialized areas of practice through the provision of advanced preparation and supervised experience.  

EVIDENCE-BASED TEACHING IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS

This 18-credit certificate program, available online, emphasizes effective teaching by health professionals, and can be taken as a stand-alone program or as the first component of the Master of Education in the Health Professions.

Graduate Certificates 

GIFTED EDUCATION

This 18-credit program is designed for teachers seeking knowledge and skills in curriculum, instruction, and assessment for academically talented students in their classrooms. Recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education as meeting requirements for Gifted and Talented Specialist certification.  

AUTISM AND OTHER PERVASIVE DISORDERS

Designed for certified special educators and professionals in related services disciplines, this 18-credit program addresses competencies necessary to build effective educational programming for students diagnosed with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders.

MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER (Pre-K-6)

Certificate prepares mathematics teacher leaders to support pre-K to sixth-grade teachers and their students. Students are specially trained to lead educational contexts to develop powerful learning environments and to support the development of beginning and veteran elementary school teachers of mathematics.

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION

This 18- to 21-credit program, available online or in-person, is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for Administrator I certification in school administration and supervision, and is designed for school-district employed certified teachers and other certified personnel pursuing K-12 leadership positions.

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FOR INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

This graduate certificate program serves the needs of directors, heads of schools, principals, and other professionals responsible for the management of non-public schools.

LEADERSHIP IN TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION

This 15-credit online certificate program prepares master teachers to become proficient at integrating technology into standards-based curriculum to improve student learning.

MIND, BRAIN, AND TEACHING

This 15-credit fully online program equips pre-K-20 teachers, administrators, and student support personnel to explore how research from the learning sciences has the potential to inform the field of education.

STEM INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER (Pre-K-6)

A fully online certificate, designed for current classroom teachers and educational professionals, that enhances STEM content and pedagogical knowledge of elementary teachers, leading to a broad variety of instructional strategies.

URBAN EDUCATION

This 18-credit program assists early-career certified teachers and other education professionals in understanding, valuing, and contributing to schools and communities in urban and urbanizing settings in order to enhance learning outcomes for all students.