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Learning Sciences Graduate Certificate Application Information

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Current & Admitted Students at Virginia Tech, Complete Graduate Certificate Application


To complete the Graduate Certificate in the Learning Sciences, students must be enrolled currently and in good standing in any graduate program at Virginia Tech. Students considering the Certificate should  consult with faculty in one of the associated programs (Instructional Design and Technology OR Educational Psychology) to plan their study to be consistent with prior experience, career goals, and certificate requirements. 

When students decide to obtain the certificate, they should complete the Application - Certificate  (Graduate Certificate Application). This form starts the process, designating the courses that will be taken for the certificate.

Applicants should follow the directions on the form for returning it to the Graduate  School. During the semester in which the certificate requirements are to be completed, students should complete and return the Application for Degree or Certificate Conferral.

Note: Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at (540) 231-8771 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061. 

Office of Academic Programs Support

Nancy Nolen
Enrollment Services Assistant
402 Wallace Hall (0565)

For further information, contact the Certificate Program Coordinator:

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Katherine S. Cennamo, Professor

Certificate program coordinator
Kathlerine S. Cennamo, Ph.D.
School of Education
Public Safety Building (0313), Suite 201
Blacksburg, VA 24061