Graduate-Level Semester Credit

Intensive Online Courses:

University of the Pacific, Benerd College is proud to partner with David Greenberg to provide graduate-level semester credit for participants who complete his online courses: PUBLISH A MIDDLE GRADE OR YOUNG ADULT NOVEL and PUBLISH A PICTURE BOOK. Together, for over thirty years, David Greenberg and University of the Pacific have worked passionately to help educators meet their professional development needs across the nation. And at only $62 per semester credit, our professional development opportunities are affordable, convenient and practical. 

The credits offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester credits, provided directly through the University of the Pacific, Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for Salary Advancement and Re-certification. Graduate-level credit may be possible to be used for salary advancement and state licensing requirements, however, we do not provide assurance that any state licensing board or school district will accept these credits for those purposes. Individuals seeking credits for such purposes are advised to check with the appropriate agencies and gain approval prior to registering. UOP is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). 

How It Works:

  1. Register and complete one of the following courses: Publish A Middle Grade or Young Adult Book or Publish a Picture Book.
  2. Submit corresponding UOP Course Registration Form (see below).
  3. Write a reflection paper and complete practicum requirements based on what you learned (the nature and length of the paper is described in more detail below).
  4. Earn an Official Transcript from University of the Pacific, Benerd College.

Available Courses:

Each course below may be attempted for up to 3 graduate-level semester credits. 

PD Course: Publish A Middle Grade or Young Adult Book

PD Course: Publish a Picture Book

Registration Process:

Pay with credit card or check – either mail, email, or fax your registration form to our professional development office. Directions for payment options are located directly on the corresponding UOP Course Registration Form listed under your selected course. Simply download your form to get started. Once our professional development office receives your registration form, we will send you a confirmation email with instructions to begin your coursework.

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Phone: 949.646.9696

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Publish a Picture Book!


Publish a Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel! ​