Higher Education
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching

The certificate in college teaching is designed for graduate students who are planning a career in undergraduate education. The program offers courses that enhance pedagogical skills and explore pedagogical assessment or scholarship with the use of technology in instruction.

The graduate certificate in college teaching may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.

This certificate program qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. For more information about program graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our disclosure information page.

This certificate program qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. For more information about program graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit the disclosure information.

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Core Courses

Students may substitute courses with a disciplinary focus for any of the three required courses with prior written approval of the director.

HE 602 College Teaching 3
HE 603 Higher Education in the Digital Age 3
HE 704 The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 3
or HE 605 Learning Assessment
Total Credits 9

Practicum

HE 685 Practicum 3
Total Credits 3

Electives

Electives must be chosen in consultation with the HEP Director and are selected from any HE course. 6
Total Credits 6
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