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    Jun 24, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
American University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Training Design and Facilitation (Graduate Certificate)


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Offered by the School of Education , the Training Design and Facilitation (Graduate Certificate) program prepares students to design, facilitate, and evaluate effective skill training and capacity-building interventions in international development, education reform, social justice, and school and nonformal education program improvement. “Training” refers to the theory and practice of nonformal and adult education. Graduates are prepared to develop and implement trainings in both domestic and international settings.

Admission to Program


Open to students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution. Applicants must submit their official transcripts along with a statement of purpose.

Non-native English speakers are required to submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) unless they hold a degree from a US-accredited institution before enrollment at SIS. The minimum TOEFL score for full admissions consideration is 100 on the Internet-based test (iBT) or 600 on the paper-based test (PBT). The minimum IELTS score is 7.0.

Certificate Requirements


  • 12 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 6 credit hours at or above 600-level
  • Compliance with all regulations for a certificate (Graduate Academic Regulations 4.11 , 5 , 6 )

Course Requirements


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