Certificate in University Teaching
The Certificate in University Teaching is a fifteen credit hour program for graduate students. It includes
- mentored teaching experience
- syllabus development
- instructional design for a diverse set of students
- implementation of instructional theory and techniques
- development of a teaching portfolio
This program allows graduate students in good academic standing to earn extra credentials at no extra cost.
To ApplyYou must be enrolled in a graduate program and in good standing (meeting the minimum GPA for your graduate program). You may apply to enter the program at any time. To be considered for the Certificate, complete the following:
- Online application http://bit.ly/2AwlOej
- A CV or resume
- An email from your advisor approving you to pursue the Certificate
RequirementsYour plan of study for this Certificate includes the following:
- Pedagogy course
- Diversity course
- Instructional excellence course
- Teaching practicum (student must arrange for a course to teach)
- Teaching capstone course
However, the curriculum for the Certificate is flexible. You can choose from a large selection of courses. Potentially, a maximum of 6 credit hours from your Master’s or PhD coursework can be counted towards this Certificate.
See this document for details about the Certificate's requirements. If you are interested in pursuing the Certificate in University Teaching, someone from the Teaching & Learning Commons will meet with you to explain the requirements and help you develop your plan of study.