The Teaching Literature Certificate

View the Certificate brochure here: Teaching Literature Certificate

To apply online, visit the IUPUI Graduate Office

For more information, contact:

Megan L. Musgrave
Phone: 317-274-5671
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 501U
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Teaching Literature Certificate Requirements


Admission to the Certificate program requires one of the following:

  • Successful completion of a B.A. with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or the equivalent from an accredited institution; or
  • Current enrollment as a Graduate student at IUPUI; or
  • Successful completion of an M.A. degree or higher at an accredited university; or
  • State certification in middle school or high school teaching.
  • A one page Personal Statement regarding your interest in the program is also required.


Follow the IUPUI application procedureNote: If you have already submitted an application for a graduate or certificate program in English at IUPUI, please contact to obtain an application fee waiver. Application fee is $70 USD.

NOTE: The certificate programs do not require letters of recommendation. However, the online application can only be submitted if at least one recommender is named.

For information about curriculum requirements, download the Teaching Literature Certificate Requirements

Information about courses will be available soon.