Language and Culture Studies: Translation and Interpreting Studies-Spanish and English (CERT)

Students in the certificate program study the history, theory, methodology and profession of translation and interpreting and work in the analysis of different types of written and oral discourse. Students become familiar with computer-assisted translation, sight translation, simultaneous and consecutive interpreting and develop advanced post-editing skills. Translating and interpreting is done in both directions of the language pair: Spanish and English.

Languages and Culture Studies: Translating (CERT)

Students in the certificate program study the history, theory, methodology, and profession of translation; work in the analysis and translation of different types of discourse, including non-literary and literary texts; become familiar with computer-assisted translation; and develop advanced post-editing skills. Graduate level coursework may also include special topics courses in translation and up to 3 credit hours of professional internship credit in translating. Translating is done in both directions of a given language pair: English ? French English ? German English ? Japanese English ? Spanish *******************************************************************************************************

Learning, Design, and Technology (CERT)

The graduate certificate in Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) prepares learners to create, analyze, use, integrate, implement, assess, evaluate and manage instructional and performance solutions. When students graduate they hold instructional design and technology positions in education (P-12 and higher education), corporate, government or military organizations. The program develops professionals who are solidly grounded in learning, design and technology foundations, principles, theories, applications and current trends and provides opportunities for them to integrate different forms of technology to enhance teaching and learning. This program is 100% online. The program is either 15 or 18 credit hours, depending on selected concentration: school specialist (18 - 077 endorsement from NCDPI), training and development (15), online teaching and learning(15).

Management of Information Technology (CERT)

The graduate certificate in Management of Information Technology provides professionals with an opportunity to advance their level of competence in the management and applications of computing and information technology through formal training. Coursework towards this graduate certificate can be used for credit towards the M.S. in Information Technology. However, its primary objective is to provide a well-defined target for students who want to advance their knowledge and skills in applying and managing information technology, but do not necessarily wish to complete all the requirements for the M.S. in Information Technology.

Nonprofit Management (CERT)

As part of the Master of Public Administration program, the graduate certificate in Non-Profit Management provides education and training for the public and nonprofit sectors, conducts scholarly and applied research to advance the field of public administration and serves the community. Specialized training can be obtained in this certificate without having to pursue the MPA master's degree.

Nursing: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (PCER)

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate concentration offers nurses with an acute care/critical care clinical practice background the opportunity to provide advanced nursing care to acutely ill adults. These advanced practice registered nurses will be prepared to function as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNP). Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners provide evidence-based care to acutely ill adults with urgent and emergent complex health issues and critically ill adults with life threatening, rapidly changing physiological and pathophysiological conditions. The program is implemented in partnership with the Atrium Health. Graduates with this concentration will be eligible to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation (AACN Certcorp) examination for Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners.