Program Highlights & Benefits
Effective responses to student trauma and resiliency skills necessary to thrive and learn
2 year completion time, including holiday breaks
No GRE or admission tests
No weekend classes
What You Learn
More than 25 percent of American youth experience a serious traumatic event by age 16 and many children suffer multiple and repeated traumas. This trauma affects children’s learning.
A trauma-informed care approach in schools is sweeping the nation, as student needs change and schools seek to address – and overcome – barriers to learning. When teachers learn effective responses to student trauma, and how to help instill resiliency skills necessary to thrive in the classroom, children have better learning outcomes – in school and in life.
How You Learn
This program is an accelerated 2 year cohort program, finish one course at a time every 7 weeks. Online learning format include weekly discussion boards.
At completion of the program as outlined below, you will earn a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Trauma and Resilience in Educational Settings.
Graduates can pursue careers in a variety of trauma-informed specialties which include trauma-informed care professional development leader, trauma-informed care program advisor to local, state, or national policymakers, classroom teacher, or leader in trauma-informed care for schools and districts.
|EDU 505*||Trauma and its Impact on Child Development||3|
|EDU 506*||Trauma-Informed Practices and Resilience||3|
|EDU 507*||Trauma-Informed Classroom Teachers||3|
|EDU 508*||Creating a Trauma-Informed School||3|
|EDU 509*||Trauma-Informed Intervention for the Education Professional||3|
|CI 525||Innovation in Learning and Teaching||3|
|CI 528||Educational Assessment||3|
|ED 521||Educational Research and Applications||3|
|ED 512||Ethical Issues for Professional Educators||3|
|ED 590||Conducting Research and Completing the Capstone||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.
*Courses denoted with an asterisk are the courses required to complete the Trauma and Resilience Certificate only.