SHE 910 add-on Certification Program Frequently Asked Questions
How many credits will I earn?
You will earn a total of 15 graduate
The 15 credits includes: 3 credits in the
spring for an online health content course; 9
credits in the summer; and 3 credits in the fall
for your clinical experience (where you apply
what you learned in the summer in your
Can these graduate credits count towards a master’s degree?
Most likely, yes. You should check with the
university in which you plan to complete your
degree, but many students choose to start their
classes for their master’s degree or add on to
current coursework by taking these classes.
These courses are part of the required
coursework for a master’s degree in health
education at UWL, and they can serve as
electives for other related degrees.
How much will it cost to attend?
You will pay UW-L tuition for spring and
fall coursework per credit hour. During the
summer, you will be considered a full-time
student. You can see an example of this year’s
tuition costs at
www.uwlax.edu/cashiers, under Tuition Costs
and Billing Info. Federal financial aid is not
available for students pursuing an add-on
teaching certification. Private educational loan
opportunities are also limited for non-degree
seeking students. However, students enrolled in
a graduate program which leads to a degree(MS,
MPH, etc.) may be eligible for financial aid.
Please contact the Director of the program you
plan to apply to for questions on other
potential enrollment options.
How many people will be in my class?
The enrollment will be limited to 15
How much homework can I expect?
Expect to have 1-3 hours of homework per
night during the weeks that you are on campus.
Expect additional homework between the
summer sessions to be completed by the next time
Will the summer coursework cover health content in detail?
During the spring, you will take SHE 705
Essentials of Health and Wellness as an online
experience to review/further study health
content. Because the summer session is a
combination of three classes, 710 Leadership in
Health Education, 715 Health Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy, and 720 Adolescent and
Youth Health Issues, health content will be
incorporated into the experience, but not the
focus. Therefore, you may need to spend time
outside of class becoming familiar with health
content in preparation for the licensure exam
(i.e., PRAXIS II).
What is the meeting date of the fall course?
We will gather together during the first
weekend in December.