Iowa Electives and Professional Development

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Iowa Electives and Professional Development

Viterbo University offers a variety of timely, pertinent elective courses which may be used for licensure renewal credit or toward the 15 electives required for the Master of Arts in Education degree.

See a condensed listing of classes below.
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[Registration information at bottom of this page]

Graduate Tuition: $355 per credit plus $10 per credit resource fee for the 2016-2017 academic year.  $365 per credit tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year. 
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Spring 2017 (Listed in order by start date)

Courses (blended and online) offered through Viterbo University (standard tuition, $355/credit)

  • Best Practices for Teaching Students on the Autism Spectrum and in Need of Behavioral Supports (2 cr.), Jan. 21-Feb. 25, 2017 (partial online, meeting face-to-face on Jan. 21 and Feb. 25 in West Des Moines)
  • Poverty: Impact on Students and Strategies to Support Classroom Success (3 cr.), Feb. 13-April 2, 2017 (fully online)
  • Challenging Classroom Behaviors: Attention-seeking, Avoidance of Failure, Power and Revenge, Intervention Skills and Strategies (3 cr.), Feb. 13-April 2, 2017 (fully online)
  • Doing Your Great Work, Skills and Strategies (3 cr.), Feb. 13-April 2, 2017 (fully online)
  • Maximizing Your Potential: Going from Good to Great (3 cr.), Feb. 13-April 2, 2017 (fully online)
  • Crucial Conversations, Skills and Strategies, How to Discuss What Matters Most (3 cr.), Feb. 13-April 2, 2017 (online)

To register for any of the Viterbo elective courses, call 1-888-235-2200 or 515-224-4811 or email kkwestcott@viterbo.edu