Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
The Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) allows students to further their knowledge background and perspective through comprehensive curriculum and the option for specialization. Each CAGS program offers an individualized program of study.
Candidates must hold a master’s degree or its academic equivalent from an accredited institution for application to a CAGS program. If accepted into a CAGS program, candidates must complete a minimum of seven and a half graduate-level courses or the equivalent amount of 30 credits that are approved by the advisor and successfully pass a comprehensive examination for program completion. Certain programs may require additional coursework to be completed.
Some CAGS programs can lead to licensure upon completion of certain testing requirements:
- English & Language Arts Education
- Mathematics Education
- Physical Education, Health, and Coaching
- Policy, Planning, and Administration
- Reading Education
- Social Studies Education
- Special Education
For more information regarding specific program information please visit the program page.