Human Development and Child Studies

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242

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Professional Development Individual Courses for Credit

SEHS Outreach and Program Services offers various individual courses for graduate credit to meet the needs of teacher recertification and continuing education.  If you have questions regarding teacher certification or the requirements for recertification, please visit the MDE or contact the  SEHS Education Advising Office.  You can also  Request Information or  Request an Appointment.


We are no longer accepting applications for these courses.

Program Benefits:

  • only requires two courses and the MTTC ZS test
  • attain the State Board of Education's revised standards reflecting the knowledge and skills needed to teach children from birth to age 8 in general education settings, as well as teaching children with disabilities
  • be qualified to teach in:
    • general education early childhood classrooms
    • inclusive early childhood classrooms, and
    • early childhood special education classrooms
  • obtain the most up-to-date early childhood endorsement available, and in having the skills and knowledge needed to address the developmental and educational needs of all children in your care, regardless of ability level

For more information on counseling elective courses, please contact:
Donna Rich, Administrative Project Coordinator
(248) 370-4170 phone | (248) 370-4961 fax

MI Required
Reading Course
RDG 510: Inquiry-Based Literacy Instruction

To meet the needs of the  Michigan reading requirement, Oakland University offers RDG 510 for 3 or 4 graduate credits.  This course is offered all year round in a hybrid/partially-online format.  RDG 510 will also apply to certain graduate programs including the M.Ed. in Special Education.  

  • For current course offerings, please do a course search on SAIL.

  • For information or assistance with registration, please contact the Reading Department at (248) 370-3054.