Advanced Certificate In Literature And Diversity


The global nature of contemporary societies increasingly requires sensitivity to the values and beliefs of diverse cultures. Knowledge of differences in ethnic and national identity has become important not only for educators in the classroom, but also for professionals in a wide variety of circumstances. Emphasizing the diverse cultural traditions found in the twenty-first century, the graduate certificate in diversity and literature will provide a theoretical foundation for meeting practical challenges related to diversity for educators as well as professionals in other fields.

If you want to move your career forward and enhance your professional credentials, consider enrolling in LIU-Post’s Graduate Certificate in Literature and Diversity program.  This twelve-credit program, designed for current teachers and professionals in related fields, is a focused study of diverse literature and cultures, which will allow you to raise your level of expertise in this developing area.  The certificate courses will place you in the center of relevant dialogue in the field and will prepare you more fully to fulfill the New York State Common Core requirements.

Certificate courses are conveniently scheduled to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals. Since these courses carry graduate credit, they may be applied to the M.A. in English, the M.S. in Middle Childhood Education: English, or the M.S. in Adolescence Education: English.


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Nathaniel Bowditch, Dean

Joan Ruckel
Executive Assistant to the Dean