Graduate Certificate - College Teaching

The Graduate Certificate in College Teaching is designed to prepare students for a faculty teaching career in post-secondary education.  The 15-credit hour certificate is intended for graduate students who desire preparation and training in the area of college teaching.  

Students pursuing this certificate program may come from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. Courses eligible for the certificate program include an assortment of topics relevant to teaching in higher education such as student background (adult learners and traditionally-aged students), classroom teaching theory and strategies, distance education, the faculty role, and an internship in college teaching. 


Additional Information

For additional information please visit the Educational Leadership website.

Student Experience

"Students earning the Graduate Certificate in College Teaching are exposed to a variety of approaches to teaching and learning in college settings."

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Graduate Student Experience
"The teaching concentration is unlike any other in the country. I am constantly challenged and provided with many opportunities to gain valuable experience and knowledge. The faculty are second to none and the 'real-world' education made this the best decision of my life." - Ben Rollenhagen, PES Student

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