2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    Dec 06, 2021  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021)

Graduate Certificate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

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This certificate is designed to give teachers the tools to plan, develop, and implement quality units and lessons with an emphasis on the important interrelationships between curriculum, instruction, and assessment. It sets the stage for refocusing and energizing planning so teachers’ classrooms can become a place where students are motivated and engaged in meaningful learning.

This certificate also explores how teachers can be effective leaders of learning in their classrooms. Teachers learn the latest findings in neuroscience and apply a variety of teaching strategies that promote and foster real learning and achievement.

Certificate Requirements

  • 12 total semester credit hours

Course Sequence

The recommended course sequence is as follows:

Semester Course Credits
1    3 sem. cr.
   3 sem. cr.
2    3 sem. cr.
   3 sem. cr.


Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification

This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.

The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment specialists can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.

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