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Reading Certificate

September 01, 2014 - May 29, 2015

The USC Reading Certificate program is designed to equip you with the skills and competencies to meet your students' needs in literacy. As an approved program by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing, our program helps you become an expert in literacy.

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Program Objectives

Learn to plan, evaluate and implement K-12 Reading/Language Arts programs effectively

Diagnose reading difficulties using a battery of assessments to identify readers' needs

Design comprehensive instructional plans to re-mediate reading instruction

Create a Professional Dossier that catalogues your ...

Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

September 01, 2014 - June 10, 2015

The Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students is an online certificate program comprised of four distinct modules or units of study. The modules progress in both depth and complexity and build upon previously introduced concepts and lessons.

Program Focus

Throughout each module, students learn and discuss the dimensions of the gifted curriculum with each module answering the following questions: "What is differentiation?" "How is effective curriculum taught?" and "What should teachers observe in relationship to student learning responses and outcomes?"

The Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students uses the tenets of differentiated curriculum for ...

ArcGIS Essentials Short Course

Day 1: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Day 2: 9 a.m. – noon

August 20, 2014 - August 21, 2014

The ArcGIS Essentials Short Course will cover a variety of lessons, which are listed below.  The majority of lessons will be taught on Day 1, with Day 2 serving as an additional half-day to continue lessons and receive project guidance.  Instructors can provide guidance to help you start your own GIS project, as time permits.


The course is taught by Dornsife Faculty at the Spatial Sciences Institute at USC, which is committed to exploring the various ways in which space can be used to acquire, represent, organize, analyze, model, and visualize ...

Supply Chain Management Online (Fall 2014)

August 27, 2014 - September 17, 2014

The Program

Learn how to carefully evaluate your firm's supply chain by creating an effective design and policies that maximize return on investments while improving ability to serve customers. In particular, the online Supply Chain Management program will help you identify the drivers of financial and operational performance, including both intra- and inter- organizational relationships. This program is structured for participants to directly utilize the ideas and tools learned in the online sessions in their own business operations.


  • Learn effective supply chain strategies
  • Key performance metrics for supply chains
  • Practice quick and accurate response ...

    Leadership in Enrollment Management

    September 29, 2014 - May 22, 2015

    Created and led by Dr. Jerome Lucido, Executive Director of the Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice at the University of Southern California, the Leadership in Enrollment Management online certificate program has been designed specifically for emerging leaders in the profession. 


    This is a thirty-week online program, spanning 3 ten-week sessions. For the 2014 cohort, the course runs from September 29, 2014 - May 22, 2015. Lectures and discussion will be held asynchronously. The curriculum content includes enrollment management in the institutional ...

    Food Industry Executive Program

    September 08, 2014 - September 11, 2014

    It is essential for executives in the food industry to continue to elevate their personal leadership and management skills in order to effectively lead their organizations. With technology changes, challenges of maintaining customer loyalty, and globalization altering the playing field, it is important to learn various strategies to sustain growth and business expansion.

    This four day program conducted by faculty from USC's Marshall School of Business and Food Industry Subject Matter Experts will enhance the business mindset of executives, managers, and high potentials while providing useful knowledge and engaging discussion and ...