Graduate Certificate in College Teaching (HE)

Catalog Year: 2020-2021

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.

This certificate program qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

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

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Students pursuing this graduate certificate must choose either a concentration in English pedagogy or a concentration in higher education pedagogy.

Concentration in Higher Education Pedagogy (HEDP)

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 605 Learning Assessment 3
HE 703 Higher Education in the Digital Age 3
HE 704 The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 3
HE 685 Practicum 3
Total Credits 12


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