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Advanced Graduate Certificate Programs (AGC)

If you teach or plan to teach within post-secondary education, our advanced graduate certificate program in college teaching will enhance your skills and employablility. This program prepares you—with your pre-existing content discipline expertise—to use the elements of effective college teaching, assessment, technology integration and 21st century learning tools. Upon successful completion of the program, you will join the next generation of college faculty who will thrive in a complex and rapidly-changing educational environment.
Are you an educator interested in learning about the latest technology tools and how to effectively implement them into the classroom? Or are you a technology professional looking to explore your options as an educational professional? If so, then the Educational Technology and New Literacies AGC program is for you!
The Gifted Education Advanced Graduate Certificate Program is offered solely online. This program gives you the flexibility to complete the coursework in either one or two years. Students who complete the program over two years are permitted to take one course per semester to accomodate a life/school balance.
The Advanced Certificate in Library and Information Studies is for you if you have completed your MS in Information and Library Science degree and want to upgrade your competencies or wish to change career directions. It requires the completion of 18 credit hours of carefully planned, interdisciplinary study tailored to your academic needs and goals.
The Mental Health Counseling AGC program is a part-time program and can be completed fully online. This program has been designed for students to "bridge the gap" to gain a license in Mental Health Counseling in New York State.
The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Music Learning Theory is a 15-credit certificate grounded in theory, research, and practice. The certificate is designed for those interested in advanced study of Gordon’s Music Learning Theory and its practical applications. This may include international and national, college and university professionals as well as P-12 personnel.
The Online Education Advanced Graduate Certificate program is designed for anyone interested in the field of online education.
Would you like to earn the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credential? If so, the University at Buffalo has developed an opportunity for students to take a minimum of seven graduate courses to satisfy the "Category R" pathway standards to earn the CRC credential while complying with all Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) requirements.
This 15 credit hour, online, Advanced Graduate Certificate program is primarily intended for current assistant principals, principals and district level administrators seeking to expand and deepen their knowledge and understanding of school business and human resources administration.  The program may also be of interest to anyone who is considering applying to the UB Graduate School of Education (GSE) doctoral program in Education Administration.