Penn State's online graduate certificate in children's literature is designed for teachers, school librarians, and aspiring authors and illustrators who want to help children discover the joys of reading.
In the courses in this program you will:
explore classic works of children's literature
study the best works by modern-day authors
learn more about the use of picture books, folklore, and myths
Whether you are a teacher, a librarian, a writer, or an illustrator, Penn State's online programs in children's literature can give you the skills to transform the lives of young readers. Penn State offers a graduate certificate in children's literature and an M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction - children's literature. Choose the program that's best for you, and make your passion for children's literature the focus of your professional development plan.
The online certificate in children's literature is a graduate-level program that can deepen your knowledge of children's literature through the study of classic and contemporary authors and their writings.
The online M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction-children's literature is designed to help teachers and librarians improve their strategies for encouraging reading, while meeting their professional development requirements.