College Teaching (Post Master's)

The College Teaching Certificate, established in 2005,  is designed to enhance teaching competencies at the postsecondary level. It is particularly appropriate for graduate students (from any discipline) interested in a career in college teaching, but also for adjunct and full-time faculty who are currently in academia.

Student may select from a variety of courses that emphasize the knowledge and practice of college teaching and the organizational culture of postsecondary education institutions. The 15 credit hour certificate includes an internship in college teaching.

Additionally, students in the certificate program are encouraged to take effective teaching courses offered within their discipline specialty as part of the certificate requirements. This certificate program is grounded in the latest educational research of best practices in college teaching, and is designed to offer and/or enhance teaching and learning experiences.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
HIED 6/76594 Internship in College Teaching*
3
6/76660 Faculty Roles and Responsibilities
3
Electives: choose from the following
9-12**
EDPF 6/70094 College Teaching (3)

HIED 6/76600 The History of Higher Education (3)  
6/76652 Law and Higher Education (3)  
6/76653 College Student Development: Theory and Practice (3)  
6/76656 Higher Education Curriculum (3)  
6/76671 The Administration of Multiculturalism and Diversity in Higher Education (3)  
6/76749 Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education (3)

6/76601 Private Liberal Arts College (3)

or

6/76658 The Community College (3)

Other approved elective (3)

TOTAL 15

*Course may be waived
**Variable due to possible waiver of internship

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