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Certificate in African American Literature

The graduate certificate program provides training to students interested in teaching African American literature. The 15 credit-hour program provides students with the background necessary to develop African American literature programs for elementary or secondary classrooms. The certificate is an ideal way for current and future teachers to highlight their expertise in African American literature for career advancement and employment.

Program Notes:

  • The certificate program requires completion of fifteen (15) credit hours
  • Please see the Graduate Catalog for specific program requirements
  • Up to 12 credit hours from the certificate program may count toward the MA, MFA, or PhD degrees. It is expected that many already-admitted students will earn the certificate on their way to their degrees. Such students wishing to earn the Certificate must apply to the Graduate School using the Change of Status form.

 

African American Certificate Contact Information:
Dr. Terrence Tucker
901.678.3029
tttucker@memphis.edu

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