Nov 12, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Storytelling, Graduate Certificate

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General Program Information

Graduate School Contact:

Rickie Carter;; 423-439-6165

Delanna Reed, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator, Storytelling Concentration

221 Campus Center Building
Box 70667
(423) 439-7601


Delanna Reed

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: Delanna Reed, Ph.D., (423) 439-7601, 

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

Electives: 6 credit hours

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

Total Required for Program: 21 Credit Hours

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