The Graduate Certificate in English Composition and Literature is designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of educators and to help them attain the credentials required for teaching college-level courses, including courses offered for dual-enrollment.
The courses required for the English Composition and Literature online graduate certificate include:
Complete the following six courses:
More information on the program structure and courses can be viewed in the Graduate Catalog. Nine of the 18 certificate credits may be counted toward an existing UW-Whitewater master's degree program. Your advisor can provide additional details.
The online English Composition and Literature certificate program at UW-Whitewater is a superior value at $610.55 USD per credit as a resident and $1,198.54 USD per credit as a non-resident for the 2023-24 academic year.
If you compare our graduate tuition to others, you will find that this per-credit price is quite reasonable.
What creates this value?
Graduate students can purchase textbooks and other instructional materials through the University Bookstore or elsewhere online. Students should verify what materials are needed with their instructor.
Students enrolled in the Graduate certificate programs are not federal aid eligible.
Students completing a certificate with a degree program may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. For more information, please reach out directly to the Financial Aid department.