Be a Champion for Anti-Bullying with the Bullying Prevention in Our Schools Courses - Fully Online

Take an individual course or work toward earning a certificate with multiple courses!

Bullying is one of the most concerning issues facing students and teachers in schools today, and yet few educators are equipped to handle this pervasive problem. The USD program thoroughly covers school bullying and provides a solid foundation for effective early identification, prevention, victim support, cyber-bullying awareness and school culture changes that provide real and lasting solutions.

Who Should Attend

All new and experienced teachers and school staff will benefit from this research-based program of study that incorporates real-world scenarios and current events.

Schedule & Fees

Course # Courses (9 units) Duration SP SU FA Fee
EDU-X717A Bullying: An Introduction
(3 units)
6 weeks OFD OFD OFD $500
EDU-X718A Bullying: Issues of Gender and Race
(2 units)
6 weeks OFD OFD OFD $400
EDU-X719A Bullying and the Internet
(2 units)
6 weeks OFD OFD OFD $400
EDU-X720A Bullying: Prevention
(2 units)
6 weeks OFD OFD OFD $400
One Time Certificate Fee $45
Total Certificate Cost (4 courses) $1,745
C = Classroom; OFD = Online Fixed-Date; OSP = Online Self-Paced; IS = Independent Study Self-Paced     *Schedule and fees subject to change

Program Details

Complete the requirements below to earn a professional certificate in Bullying Prevention in Our Schools. The certificate can be completed in as few as two semesters. Read Certificate Benefits and Policy.

  • Complete all four courses, EDU-X717A, EDU-X718A, EDU-X719A and EDU-X720A (total of 9 units)

Enroll in individual courses of your choice or start the certificate program with any course in any semester to earn graduate level extension credits. Each course is six weeks long and typically scheduled each semester. We recommend that you start with Bullying: An Introduction and then complete the remaining courses.

  • Identify, prevent, and address bullying by building a “toolkit” for improving school and classroom safety
  • Understand how gender and race matter and how differences in cultural views relate to bullying
  • Apply practical strategies and approaches that can be implemented immediately to control bullying
  • Recognize cyber-bullying methods and use tools, tips and strategies to prevent inappropriate use of the Internet
  • Understand the impact of stereotypes, stereotype threats and identity safety and how to create safe, inclusive, accepting and positive climates

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