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Equity-Centered Teaching and Learning
Graduate Certificate

Program Overview

Gains the skills to provide adult educators with transformative teaching and learning approaches to issues related to diversity and equity in adult learning environments. Preparation includes courses that focus on course design, assessment and evaluation, and special topics on current issues in diversity and equity-centered teaching and learning. 

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Part-Time
Location: Online
Program Length: One-Year
Credit Hours: 12

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

As a student in our graduate certificate in equity-centered teaching and learning, you will build the skills and knowledge to become an effective educator preparing adult learners to understand better how diversity and equity relate to learning theories and pedagogy. The certificate is 12 credits of courses that include: 

  • Foundation of Teaching in Higher Education Settings
  • Teaching with Technology in College and Adult Learning Settings
  • Course Design and Assessment in College and Adult Learning Settings
  • Special Topics in Equity Centered Teaching and Learning 1-3

Program Highlights

The course work has been designed for individuals seeking opportunities to teach adult learners at community colleges, professional development settings, or corporate training and development environments. The four required classes will prepare individuals to engage in program design, course design, assessment and evaluation, engage with technology in teaching and learning settings, and understand the importance of diversity and equity. 

Careers & Outcomes

This certificate prepares you for teaching or instructor opportunities in corporations, businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Career Projected Salary
Self-Enrichment Teacher $36,067
College Professor/Instructor $79,640
Postsecondary Teacher $79,640

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