Graduate Certificate in Rhetoric & Literary Studies
Colorado Mesa University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Rhetoric & Literary Studies from Colorado Mesa University is designed to prepare those who possess a BA in English to teach composition and literature at higher education institutions. Students gain a better understanding of the literary field and, as a result, are able to contribute their own scholarly voice to the conversation. The curriculum focuses on key areas of expertise that form a well-rounded English teacher:

  • Rhetoric & Composition
  • Literature
  • Literary Theory
  • Creative Writing
  • Linguistics


  • Bachelor's degree
  • College transcripts
  • Letter of intent

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

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