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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Trauma-Informed Educational Practices

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Trauma-Informed Educational Practices will build on fundamental knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning with a focus on specific trauma-informed educational practices. This focus will extend across various educational settings and populations. Throughout this program, you will explore how trauma is realized throughout school settings and examine related educational strategies involved in mitigating trauma. Further, you will garner insight as to the practices needed to meet students "where they are at" and what it means to have a trauma-sensitive environment. This program offers an instructional approach to understanding trauma, rather than a clinical or psychological approach. Finally, you will explore the fundamentals of a trauma-informed approach to education, how trauma manifests in different populations, specific trauma-informed strategies for the classroom, and strengthening resilience among both students and educators.

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
Post-Baccalaureate Cert 12 4 6 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Students in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program will expand their knowledge of the chosen subject, while challenging themselves in master's level courses.