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English as a Second Language Program Specialist Certification

Millersville University is an approved provider of the ESL Program Specialist Certification. Earning the certification will equip K-12 educators with the skills and abilities to teach culturally and linguistically diverse students in inclusive classrooms.

The program uses a cohort approach and consists of 6 courses delivered in a blended format. The cohort will meet three Saturdays with additional instruction delivered online. Using a blended format, working professionals are given the flexibility to learn at times most consistent with their lifestyle.

Persons who have a valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or Instructional II certificate and have enrolled in and completed the Millersville University ESL program are eligible to receive ESL add-on certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Corporate University

The Corporate University offers certificate and non-credit offerings that include open enrollment, self-paced, and customized training solutions for individuals and businesses. These programs are designed to provide the skills necessary to gain and strengthen a competitive edge and to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

The Corporate University also provides special events targeted at Executives, Senior Managers, and Professional Service Providers, custom corporate training solutions and services and corporate professional development opportunities targeted at executives, managers, and key employees.  They are committed to working with you and your leadership teams to provide the training that creates a competitive advantage and performance improvement.

Nonprofit Resource Network

The Nonprofit Resource Network enhances the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations, providing professional development, networking opportunities and access to critical information resources

Nursing, R.N. to B.S.N / M.S.N.

The Millersville University Department of Nursing offers three levels of nursing programs -- RN to BSN (both online and campus-based options), MSN with tracks in Nursing Education and Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner, and the Doctorate of Nursing Practice.

Our focus is on enhancing the professional journey of our students, by recognizing their unique life situations and work experiences. We endeavor to work with each of our students to create an individualized academic plan that best meets the student's needs.

Educational Leadership, Ed.D.

Millersville University and Shippensburg University have partnered to strategically develop a new Ed.D in Educational Leadership. The main focus of this four year, 62 credit program is on poverty and digital learning. The goal of this cohort driven program is to provide school leaders with a chance to advance their current knowledge and skills, as well as to develop programs that help children to realize their full academic potential. Accepted candidates will have the opportunity to work alongside both Millersville and Shippensburg faculty, practicing experts in the field, and District Level Mentors.
Classes, in this program, will be a unique blend of face to face and online structure to respect the lives of our working professional candidates.

Upon completion of this program, along with field experience and exam requirements, our candidates will be eligible for the Superintendent’s Letter in PA!

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Certificate Programs

Continuing Education & Professional Development

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Program Information

Contact Information

College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning/ESL Certificate
Dr. Charity Welch
Assistant Dean

Corporate University/Nonprofit Resource Network
Hope Schmids
Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Dr. Kelly Kuhns
Associate Professor & Chair



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