Wayne State University

Paul W. Johnson

Paul W. Johnson
Graduate Officer and Certification Officer - Academic Services
489 Education

Office Hours: By appointment.

(313) 577-1606
(313) 577-7904


  • Graduate Officer: Liaison to the Graduate School; supervise Graduate Education staff; administer college and graduate school policies; administer doctoral services (e.g. approve plans of work, dissertation proposals and time extensions); graduate testing coordinator for the Final Qualifying Examinations; and coordinate graduation policies and procedures.
  • Certification Officer: Liaison to the Michigan Department of Education; supervise Certification Office staff; and recommend candidates for administrator certification, school psychologist certification, school counselor license, endorsements to vocational certificates, and approvals for supervisor and director of Special Education.