Both the Graduate Certificate and the Master's Program is a mix of Summer Schools and Distance Courses. The Summer Schools will be conducted at the SUNY Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York.
The Distance Courses are a blend of assignments, working online in subgroups and online group discussions. All the assignments and group discussions will be facilitated by the use of Blackboard Learn™, an online learning environment.
The program consists of a Graduate Certificate and a Master Program, divided into six blocks and three elective courses.
All distance students must begin with the Graduate Certificate and may apply to continue on for the Master's degree.
Summer School Block One:
Becoming a Facilitative Leader
Distance Course Block Two:
Becoming an Agent for Change in Your Organization
Distance Course Block Three:
Understanding Yourself and Becoming an Informed Consumer of Creativity Resources
Summer School Block Four:
Deepen and Broaden Theoretical Foundations- Becoming a Reflective Practitioner
Distance Course Block Five:
Exploring and Understanding Current Issues
You must complete a total of 3 electives by the end of Block Six.
Summer School Block Six:
Applying Your Mastery
Orientation Day: Monday, May 23
Week 1 Courses: Tuesday May 24- Saturday May 28
Days Off: Sunday May 29-Monday May 30
Week 2 Courses: Tuesday May 31-Saturday June 4
New Students: May 18 (evening) to May 28
Returning Students: May 18 (evening) to May 27
For more details, please contact Lee Ann Dickerson, director of distance education programs.