Mar 20, 2018  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Storytelling, Graduate Certificate

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General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:

Fiona Goodyear;; 423-439-6148

Karin J. Keith, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator, Reading Education Concentration

409B Warf-Pickel Hall
Box 70684
(423) 439-7910

If Coordinator is unavailable, contact Dr. Norman Hogan,  Interim Department Chair.

Joseph Sobol, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator, Storytelling Concentration

222 Campus Center Building
Box 70667
(423) 439-7683

Norma Hogan, Ed.D., Interim Chair

401A Warf-Pickel Hall
Box 70684
(423) 439-7598


Ed Dwyer; Rosalind Gann; Huili Ong; Karin Keith; Renee Moran; Delanna Reed; Joseph Sobol.

Graduate Certificate in Storytelling

The Graduate Certificate in Storytelling is a 21-credit hour post-baccalaureate sequence containing core masters-level coursework in storytelling performance skills and practice (Basic and Advanced Storytelling, Historical Foundations, Practicum, Vocal Training, and electives) without certain academically-oriented requirements of the Master’s degree such as Research Methods, Linguistics, and Thesis.

Admission: Completed application form with essay; one official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended, three letters of recommendation from academic or professional mentors or associates. Program Coordinator: Joseph Sobol, PhD.D. 423-439-7863, 

If, after completion of the Storytelling Certificate, a student subsequently applies and is admitted into a M.A. in Reading with a concentration in Storytelling, all 21 credits from the certificate may be approved for transfer into the M.A. Reading program.

Electives: 6 credit hours

Approved electives from Storytelling Program catalogs or related electives with approval of advisor.

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