Degree Details

Degree Type

  • Graduate Certificate Programs

Minimum Requirements

  • 32 Credits


  • Hybrid Options Available
  • In-Person


  • Full-Time
  • Multiple Start Dates
  • Part-Time
Degree Requirements

If you’re ready to advance your career and skills in English education, BU Wheelock’s certificate of advanced graduate study (CAGS) in English Education will help you on your journey. Geared toward individuals who already have master’s degrees in education or related fields, the CAGS program will help you advance your knowledge in English education or related fields.

Students in the CAGS program have the opportunity to take advanced coursework, pursue research opportunities, or complete field experiences. CAGS candidates complete a departmental comprehensive exam at the end of the program. This flexible program can be completed full- or part-time, and you can start in the semester that’s best for you.

Dates & Deadlines

Spring & Fall 2024

Aug 15, 2023

Application Open

Spring 2024 Semester

Dec 15, 2023

Application Deadline

Fall 2024 Semester

Jan 15, 2024

Deadline to Receive Priority Scholarship Consideration

Fall 2024 Semester

Aug 1, 2024

Application Closes

Featured Faculty

The CAGS in English Education at BU Wheelock is lead by faculty who are committed to equity and social justice in their research, teaching, and service.

Career Outcomes

As a student in the CAGS in English Education, you’ll be able to craft an individualized program of study that is best aligned with your career interests and goals.

  • Supervisor
  • Department chair
  • Curriculum developer
  • Consultant

More Information about the English Education CAGS

Master’s Degree Programs

Students who are seeking a master’s degree in English & Language Arts Education can explore the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Teaching. Options to obtain initial teaching licensure available.

Graduate Admissions

Connect with BU Wheelock to learn more about the CAGS in English Education. Get information about application requirements and deadlines, and sign up for an information session.

Financing Your Education

There are several flexible options for financing your graduate program at Boston University. Learn about financial assistance, scholarships, fellowships, and more.

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