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Certificate in University Teaching

Certificate in University Teaching


This fifteen credit hour Certificate program helps to prepare graduate students for teaching at the college or university level. It draws on university-wide resources to combine training in pedagogy, diversity issues in higher education, instructional excellence, as well as a mentored teaching experience and a capstone portfolio. Together, the program components develop students’ ability to design and teach their own courses while implementing effective instructional strategies and engaging in reflection. This Certificate will help students stand out in the academic job market and demonstrate their commitment to professional growth and excellence in teaching.

The Certificate has five major requirements:

  1. Pedagogy course
  2. Diversity course
  3. Instructional excellence course
  4. Teaching practicum
  5. Teaching capstone course

Would you like more information?

If you would like to pursue the Certificate, just complete the online form.