In this 15-credit hour graduate certificate, students will study the craft of writing for young people. Additionally, students will study the history, content, and themes of Children’s and Young Adult literature, as well as fairy tales and the art of storytelling. Home department: Theory and Practice in Teacher Education.
Graduate Certificate Type
Applicants can be currently admitted to a degree program at UTK or can apply solely for the Writing for Children and Teens Graduate Certificate through the Graduate Admissions Office.
All 15 credit hours of graduate coursework must be completed at the University of Tennessee within five years of applying for a certificate.
Students must maintain a 3.50 graduate GPA in all certificate courses in the program and complete the requirements within five years of applying for a certificate.