Education Post Baccalaureate Certificates

Program Highlights

  • 18 semester hours of coursework focused on a chosen area
  • Courses taught by highly trained faculty with substantial classroom experience
  • Courses meet weekly during the "after school hours" to meet the needs of working educators 
  • Competitively priced tuition and rolling admission 
  • Faculty with demonstrated academic expertise

For additional program specific information, visit the School of Education.

Graduate School Application

Program Areas

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement
  • Reading Intervention Endorsement 
  • Special Education Generalist Endorsement 

Admission Requirements

  • Statement of Goals: Post Baccalaureate Certificate
    • You may include a Word document to supplement the PDF form if you require more space for your statement of goals
  • Current Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • All completed recommendation forms and letters should either be emailed as a signed attachment to or sent via mail to ATTN: Graduate School, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,Portland, Oregon 97203, directly by the reference
  • Copy of U.S. issued teaching license (must be current and valid)
  • Official Transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
    • Must be submitted directly from the institution or in a sealed envelope given to the applicant directly from the academic institution
    • A bachelor's degree in education from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Portland is required

Application Timeline

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the following deadline: 

  • Fall Semester: July 19
  • Spring Semester: December 7
  • Summer Semester: May 30

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